The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit St Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday as part of the Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year.
Prince Edward, 58, and Sophie, 57, will meet communities, local entrepreneurs and craftspeople, and young people, in celebration of the culture, future and vibrancy of the islands, the Agency for Public Information said on Thursday.
Prince Edward will meet athletes in training for the Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham this summer.
Meanwhile, Sophie will speak to women in leadership roles about the community’s response to the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano.
Prince Edward and Sophie will also congratulate those who have recently completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
They are also expected to visit St. Lucia, and Antigua and Barbuda during a visit to this part of the region that ends next Thursday.
Botanical Gardens closed on Saturday
Meanwhile, the National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority has announced that the St. Vincent Botanical Gardens will be closed to the public on Saturday to accommodate the royal visit.
The garden will re-open on Sunday.
I welcome the royals. I hope they take a good look at the dictator running the place here. They should remove the puppet GG we have here. If SVG remove the Queen Ralph will suspend parlement and declare himself ruler for life. Long live the Queen. Eventhough the british are racist they still beter than Ralph and Julian.
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