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The Duke of Sussex visits Zambia

Published 26 November 2018

The Duke of Sussex visited Zambia on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th November 2018. His Royal Highness visited the Commonwealth country at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. While in the region The Duke also attended a board meeting for African Parks, of which he is President.

The Duke of Sussex at Circus Zambia, a partner of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.

On arrival in Lusaka, The Duke was greeted by Zambian government Ministers and officials, and British High Commissioner Fergus Cochrane-Dyet.

The Duke of Sussex then called on the President Lungu, who he met at State House.

At a reception hosted by the High Commissioner, The Duke of Sussex spoke of the "friendship between the UK and Zambia", as he met guests from the business and conservation community in Zambia.

My grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, visited this country in 1979 for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting – and since then, the friendship between Britain and Zambia has remained strong. 

The Duke of Sussex

On the second day of his visit The Duke of Sussex visited Burma Barracks to attend an event commemorating First and Second World War Zambian veterans.

The Duke then visited Circus Zambia, a partner of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust. The Duke spoke of the work of the Trust in supporting young people across the Commonwealth.

We established The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust to be your platform. The place where your voices can be heard, where your work is seen and taken seriously

The Duke of Sussex

For his final engagement in Zambia, The Duke of Sussex visited BongoHive, the country’s first technology and innovation hub.