Saturday, April 6, 2013

Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall visit Jordan, Saudi Arabia & Oman


March 11 (Day 1)

Today, the future monarch and consort met with the King & Queen of Jordan {Photos} and ate dinner at their private residence {Source}.{Photos}

March 12 (Day 2)

The future monarch and his consort attended a welcoming ceremony with the Jordan Royals {Source}
They also were received by the Jordan Royal Guard of Honor at the Royal Palace, before meeting with the King & Queen {Source}. Afterwards, Prince Charles visited the King Hussein Mosque and an award-winning digital production company  {Source}. Meanwhile, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, visited a children's museum and a secondary school for girls {Source}

March 13 (Day 3)

The royal pair had their last day in Jordan before departing for their next leg of their tour. The future King and his consort made a visit to a Syrian refugee camp at the King Abdullah Park {Source}, and took a guided tour of the ancient city, Jerash {Photos}. Prince Charles also attended a reception for the Mosaic Enterprise Challenge {Photos}. Before taking off, the future King and consort of the British Empire met with the King & Queen of Jordan.


March 13 (Day 1)

They arrived at Doha International Airport, to be greeted by Qatar's Minister of State, and other important officials. Prince Charles of Wales and his wife, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall began their Qatar with a   visit to the Museum of Islamic Art for a private viewing and meeting with the Emir’s eldest daughter, Sheikha Mayassa. They also attended a reception at the museum {Source}{Photos}

March 14 (Day 2)
Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles visited with children at an art project in the Katara Cultural Village{Photos}. Prince Charles paid a visit to Qatar's Science & Technology Park {Photos}. While her husband was visiting the Science & Technology Park, the Duchess visited the Amna Mahmoud Al Jeddah Primary Independent School for Girls {Photos}. Prince Charles also attended a meeting of the Qatar-United Kingdom Alumni Network reception, met with Sheikha Moza bint Nasser {Source}and the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister {Source}.

March 15 (Day 3)
Prince Charles paid a visit to the al Safwa Farm {Photos}. The royal couple attended a state dinner in their honor hosted by the Minister of Defense {Source}

Saudi Arabia

March 15 (Day 1)

They arrived in Saudi Arabia to be greeted by  Prince Khalid bin Bandar, the Governor of Riyadh and the Saudi Arabian Honor Guard {Source}. They attended a garden party for British ex-pats {Source}.
In the evening, the Prince dined with Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, while The Duchess was hosted by a group of Saudi Princesses and influential women {Source}.

March 16 (Day 2)

Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall visited the  Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University {Source}. Afterward, she joined Prince Charles on a visit to the Shoura Council {Source}. Prince Charles also met with Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, minister of state, Cabinet member and commander of the National Guard {Source}.

They paid a visit to the headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation {Source}


March 17 (Day 1)

no idea, likely a day of rest

March 18 (Day 2)

The future King & Consort visitied Birkat Al Mawz and Nizwa Fort {Photos}. After, The Duchess of Cornwall met with patients at the Royal Hospital{Photo}

March 19

Prior to their departure, it was a busy day for The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Their first stop was to visit The British School in Muscat to meet with staff and students and to celebrate the school's 40th anniversary {Source}. Afterwards, they attended separate events. He visited the HMS Northumberland {Source} and the Public Establishment of Industrial Estates {Source} and The Duchess of Cornwall  visited the Omani Women's Association {Photo} and  the Shams Al Ma’aref School {Photo}

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