Katy Perry Attends British Asian Trust Royal Dinner with Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla

Katy Perry meets with Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla at the British Asian Trust Royal Dinner, where the pop star was named the new ambassador.

On Tuesday night, Katy Perry attended a black-tie reception for the "British Asian Trust" in London, where she met with Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla.

The pop star was at the event because she had been announced as the new Ambassador for the Trust's Children's Protection Fund for India.

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Tonight, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended a reception for supporters of @thebritishasiantrust at Banqueting House in London. The British Asian Trust is a charity founded by The Prince in 2007 after he witnessed widespread poverty and hardship faced by families in South Asia. Their Royal Highnesses met supporters of The British Asian Trust, including @katyperry and @natasha.poonawalla. During the reception, it was announced that @katyperry will be a new Ambassador for the Trust’s Children’s Protection Fund for India. Since its launch, The British Asian Trust has had a positive impact on the lives of 4.8 million people in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. By working with local partners, the charity equips disadvantaged people, not just with skills and resources, but also with the confidence and sense of value they need to transform their lives, improve their communities and reach their full potential. 📸 PA

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After a trip to India, where Charles was exposed to the hardships faced by people living in poverty, he founded the "British Asian Trust Royal" in 2007, as a charity to help disadvantaged communities in South Asia.

According to Charles and Camilla's Instagram page, Clarence House, since its establishment, it has positively impacted the lives of 4.8 million people living in places such as Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and, India and Pakistan.

Katy Perry stand at a podium as she says a speech during the reception for the British Asian Trust, on February 4, 2020, in London, England | Source: Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/ Getty Images

Katy Perry stand at a podium as she says a speech during the reception for the British Asian Trust, on February 4, 2020, in London, England | Source: Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/ Getty Images

Katy's appointment as ambassador is not a coincidence. PEOPLE reports, she traveled across many parts of the world while working as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, where she was inspired to work with Charles after meeting him. In 2013 she spoke about the first time she met the prince saying:

"India has long held a special place in my heart, and on my last visit, I was able to meet with The Prince of Wales...I was impressed by their strong plan, from on the ground initiatives to fundraising."

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Thank you @katyperry for attending the meeting with #BritishAsianTrust's Royal Founding Patron HRH The Prince of Wales in #Mumbai and for your interest in our work! . . . Reposted from @katyperry (@get_regrann) - Happiest 71st His Royal Highness Prince Charles @clarencehouse. It was a pleasure spending a little time with you and many brilliant Indian minds looking for incredible solutions to making India a more wonderful place through your organization @thebritishasiantrust I’m so glad some of the focus is on sustainability and solutions to protecting the environment. Thank you to @adarpoonawalla & @natasha.poonawalla for inviting me to the conversation last night ♥️🇮🇳

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In celebrating her new appointment, Kate shared a picture with Charles, and several other pictures from the night. She explained what he role as ambassador would entail, she revealed:

"In my role, I will primarily focus my spotlight on helping find solutions to end child trafficking. India has always been a place I have a magnetic connection with."

Katy will have a lot on her plate with her latest appointment; in her announcement, she said her role in the British Asian Trust Royal would work alongside her commitments to UNICEF.

In her caption, she mentioned how she was pleased to be working with Charles, and said the position would be in addition to the work she has already been doing with UNICEF to help children in South Asia.

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