Camilla looks radiant in a white kaftan with gold embroidery as she arrives in The Gambia
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles landed on the Gambia to start their 9-day tour through the African country and they were received with a ceremonial welcome.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are scheduled to spend some quality time visiting the Gambia, Ghana and Nigeria.
As reported by Hello! Magazine, in order to make a good impression, the Duchess stepped out of the aircraft wearing a white Kaftan embellished with gold embroidery.
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The Prince and The Duchess this evening attended an official welcome reception where they had the chance to meet representatives from the @Cheveningfco and Commonwealth Scholarships Alumni. #RoyalVisitTheGambia 🇬🇲 pic.twitter.com/QqEfHcpqOS— The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall (@ClarenceHouse) October 31, 2018
The 71-year-old looked stunning and matched her top with a pair of wide-legged pants, as well as a neutral clutch bag and wedge heels.
A WARM WELCOME
The royal couple met Adama Barrow, the President of The Gambia, as well as one of his wives. It is a known fact that Barrow practices polygamy and shares four children with his two partners.
After the ceremonial welcome, which consisted of dancers wearing traditional outfits, Charles and Camilla headed to the Coco Ocean Hotel, where they enjoyed yet another cultural performance.
As the sun came down over The Gambia, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at Banjul International Airport, where they were met by @BarrowPresident & his wife Mrs Bah-Barrow. #RoyalVisitTheGambia 🇬🇲 pic.twitter.com/QpOcw6P6s5— The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall (@ClarenceHouse) October 31, 2018
A BUSY SCHEDULE
The couple is expected to attend several joint engagements, as well as solo ones; The Duchess, for instance, will be visiting a school to meet young students who aspire to enter The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition.
As for the Prince of Wales, he will be given a tour of the work done at the Medical Research Center, which is a faculty of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Charles and Camilla started their tour on Wednesday, the same day that marked the end of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal tour in Australia, which lasted for 16 days.
Gorgeous pix from Tim Rooke in Abel Tasman where Harry said:”From myself, my wife & our little bump, we are so grateful to be here.— Emily Andrews (@byEmilyAndrews) October 29, 2018
“We bring blessings from my grandmother the Queen & our family.We are so grateful for your hospitality & the workto look after this beautiful place” pic.twitter.com/zAt35A5dSL
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are currently expecting their first child and they couldn't be more excited about it, especially Harry, who has mentioned the future royal baby on several occasions.