Prince Charles awaited in Kigali

On 21 June 2022 at 11:00

The Prince of Wales, Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla are expected to arrive in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda this Tuesday.

The are coming to Rwanda for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022 taking place in Kigali.

Clarence House has revealed via Twitter handle the they will land in Kigali in few hours.

Prince Charles will be representing Queen Elizabeth II at the meeting being held in Rwanda.

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2022 takes place from 20-25 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme “Delivering a Common Future : Connecting, Innovating, Transforming”.

Commonwealth leaders will travel to Rwanda to reaffirm their common values and agree actions and policies to improve the lives of all their citizens. Decisions taken at CHOGM also guide the work programme of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The official opening of CHOGM takes place on Friday 24th June and is followed by the main high-level meetings of Heads from Friday 24th to Saturday 25th June.

These events are preceded by four forums, ministerial meetings, side events and other activities.

Charles Philip Arthur George is the first born among four children of Queen Elisabeth II. He was designated as her successor in 2018.

His siblings are; Andrew Albert Christian Edward (Prince Andrew), Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise (Princess Anne) and Edward Antony Richard Louis (Prince Edward).

Prince Charles was born at Buckingham Palace on 14th November 1948. One month later, he was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury Diocese, Dr. Geoffrey Fisher.

As the oldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Prince Charles is the longstanding heir apparent to the British throne. Under public scrutiny his entire life, Charles graduated from Trinity College before embarking on a military career which culminated with him commanding the HMS Bronington.

He married Diana Spencer in the summer of 1981 to huge media fanfare, though the couple would eventually divorce in 1996 after years of gossip and scandal. Charles later wed longtime love Camilla Parker Bowles some time after Princess Diana’s death.

He is the father of Princes William and Harry and is also a grandfather. Among his many philanthropic and environmental endeavors are the Prince’s Trust and the Prince’s Rainforest Project.

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