List of official overseas trips made by Charles, Prince of Wales

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This is a list of official overseas visits and Commonwealth tours made by the Prince of Wales.

The Prince of Wales is one of the United Kingdom's most important ambassadors. He travels overseas as a representative of the UK and also undertakes tours of Commonwealth realms, of which his mother is Queen. He is often accompanied by the Duchess of Cornwall.[1]

List of official overseas visits (2014 to present)[edit]

Date Country Areas visited Details
17–19 February 2014  Saudi Arabia Riyadh As part of a tour of the Gulf, the Prince visited Riyadh and met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud al Faisal, Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, Deptuy Foreign Affairs Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities President Prince Sultan bin Salman, Saudi Ambassador to London Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, Sheikh Khalid Alireza and Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. He also attended the Janadriyah cultural festival where he wore traditional Saudi dress and participated in a sword dance.[1][2]
19–21 February 2014  Qatar Doha As part of a tour of the Gulf, the Prince visited the Museum of Islamic Art, the National Heritage Library and the Anglican Centre at Christian Complex in Doha. He also met with Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Khaled bin Mohammed Al Attiyah.[1][3]
21 February 2014  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi As part of a tour of the Gulf, the Prince called upon Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.[1][4]
21 February 2014  Bahrain Manama As part of a tour of the Gulf, the Prince called upon King Hamad at Bustan Palace, Manama.[1]
18–21 May 2014  Canada Halifax, Pictou, Charlottetown, Winnipeg The Prince and the Duchess conducted an official tour of Canada, visiting Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba. In Halifax, they met with Lieutenant Governor John Grant, attended a Victoria Day Military Family Festival and visited Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market and the Canadian Museum of Immigration. In Pictou, they visited Hector Heritage Quay and met with Premier Stephen McNeil. In Charlottetown, the Prince and Duchess attended a Victoria Day celebration at Province House, where they also joined a Youth Parliament debate, and met with Premier Robert Ghiz. They also visited the Confederation Centre of the Arts, the Centre for Applied Science and Technology, the Cornwall United Church and Bonshaw Provincial Park. In Winnipeg, the Prince and Duchess attended a reception for Outstanding Canadians at Government House hosted by Lieutenant Governor Philip Lee, and visited the Pavilion Gallery Museum. The Prince also received Prime Minister Stephen Harper, representatives from the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and the Air Reserve of Canada, and held an investiture at the Manitoba Legislature.[1][5]
31 May 2014  Romania Bucharest The Prince called upon President Traian Băsescu at Cotroceni Palace and received an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Bucharest.[1]
5–6 May 2014  France Ranville, Bayeux The Prince and the Duchess joined the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. They attended Royal British Legion services of remembrance in Bayeux Cathedral and at Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, visited HMS Richmond and attended the international commemoration service at Colleville-Montgomery beach and a ceremony of remembrance at Juno Beach Centre, Courseulles-sur-Mer. They also met with President François Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper.[1][6]
28 October – 2 November 2014  Colombia Bogotá, Meta, Cartagena The Prince and the Duchess paid an official visit to Colombia and were hosted by President Juan Manuel Santos. They visited the Peace and Reconciliation Centre in Bogota, Chiribiquete National Park, and, in Cartagena, the Gold Museum, National Coastguard and HMS Argyll and the Prince also attended the "Health of the Oceans" conference at the Naval Museum.[1][7]
2–5 November 2014  Mexico Mexico City, Real del Monte, Campeche, Monterrey The Prince and the Duchess paid an official visit to Mexico and visited the capital and the states of Hidalgo, Campeche and Nuevo Leon. In Real del Monte, they visited the English Cemetery, attended the traditional Day of the Dead festivities and visited the Pasty Museum to celebrate Real del Monte's Cornish heritage. In Mexico City, they met with President Enrique Peña Nieto and attended the launch of the Year of the United Kingdom in Mexico 2015. In Campeche, the Prince visited Edzná archaeological site and Petenes Mangrove Biosphere Reserve. In Monterrey, the Prince and Duchess visited Fundidora Park, the Science Museum, travelled by canal through the city centre and opened the joint United Kingdom and Canadian consulate.[1][8]
24 January 2015  Saudi Arabia Riyadh The Prince paid condolences on behalf of the Queen to King Salman following the death of the late King, Abdullah.[1][9]
7–9 February 2015  Jordan Amman, Al Mafraq As part of his Middle East tour, the Prince visited Jordan and met with King Abdullah II, Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad and Prince El Hassan bin Talal. He met Iraqi Christian faith leaders resident in Amman and visited the Za'atari Refugee Camp at Al Mafraq, accompanied by UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening.[1][10]
9–10 February 2015  Kuwait Kuwait City As part of his Middle East tour, the Prince visited Kuwait and met with Amir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Al Ahmed Al Sabah. The Prince visited HMS Dauntless at port in Kuwait City.[1]
10–12 February 2015  Saudi Arabia Riyadh As part of his Middle East tour, the Prince visited Riyadh and met with King Salman, Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bander, National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah and Prince Al Waleed bin Talal.[1]
12 February 2015  Qatar Doha As part of his Middle East tour, the Prince called upon Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha.[1]
12 February 2015  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi As part of his Middle East tour, the Prince called upon Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.[1]
17–20 March 2015  United States Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon Louisville The Prince and the Duchess visited Washington, D.C., Virginia and Kentucky. They met with President Barack Obama at the White House, Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe and Governor of Kentucky Steve Beshear. The Prince visited Mount Vernon, viewed a 1297 version of Magna Carta and the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives, attended a "Plastics and the Oceans" Conference held by the International Sustainability Unit, attended a reception at the State Department to mark the 60th anniversary of the Marshall Scholarships, met with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell, and received the International Conservation Caucus Foundation Teddy Roosevelt Award. In Louisville, the Prince visited the African American Heritage Centre and attended a roundtable discussion at the Cathedral of the Assumption on the importance of spirituality in encouraging the development of healthy communities, before giving a speech on "the Principles of Harmony."[1][11][12]
23–25 April 2015  Turkey Istanbul, Çanakkale, Gallipoli The Prince visited Turkey, accompanied by Prince Henry of Wales, to attend commemorations marking the centenary of the Gallipoli landings. He met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and visited HMS Bulwark. The Prince attended the international service at Abide, the Commonwealth and Ireland service at Helles Memorial, the French Service at Morto Bay, the dawn service at ANZAC Cove, the Australian service of thanksgiving at Lone Pine, and the New Zealand service of thanksgiving at Chunuk Bair.[1][13]
19–20 May 2015  Ireland Galway, Oranmore, Gort, Sligo, Drumcliffe, Cliffoney, Mullaghmore The Prince and the Duchess visited counties Galway and Sligo as part of their visit to Ireland. They met with President Michael Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin, President of Sinn Féin Gerry Adams and former Taoiseach John Bruton. The Prince visited the National University of Ireland, Galway, the Marine Institute in Oranmore, the Burren, Lough Cutra Castle and Claddagh National School. The Prince and the Duchess attended an ecumenical service of peace and reconciliation in St. Columba's Church in Drumcliffe, and visited Classiebawn Castle and Mullaghmore, where the Prince's great uncle, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, was assassinated by the IRA.[1][14][15]
31 May 2015  Romania Bucharest The Prince met with President Klaus Iohannis at Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest.[1]
17 June 2015  Belgium Hougoumont The Prince attended a service to remember soldiers who died at the Battle of Waterloo with Princess Astrid of Belgium, Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince Nikolaus von Blucher of Prussia, Charles, Prince Napoléon and Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington.The Prince also unveiled the new monument at Hougoumont Farm. He also had a meeting with Princess Astrid of Belgium.[1][16]
4–10 November 2015  New Zealand Wellington, Dunedin, Nelson, Westport, Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth The Prince and the Duchess conducted an official tour of New Zealand during which they met with Governor-General Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Prime Minister John Key, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little and Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives David Carter. They laid wreaths at the National War Memorial, attended a reception with members of parliament at Government House, Wellington, and attended the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup victory parade on the forecourt of Parliament. In Dunedin, the Prince visited Tawa College and Toitu Otago Settlers' Museum. The Prince and the Duchess visited the market and a winery in Nelson and the Prince visited the New Zealand Defence Force in Westport. They visited Turangawaewae Marae in Hamilton, attended a reception for the Prince's Charities at Government House, Auckland, and attended a garden party at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth. The Prince also visited the Spirit of New Zealand training vessel at Prince's Wharf, Auckland.[1][17][18]
10–15 November 2015  Australia Adelaide, Barossa Valley, Sydney, Canberra, Albany, Perth The Prince and the Duchess conducted an official tour of Australia, visiting South Australia, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia. In Adelaide, they met with Governor-General General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor of South Australia Hieu Van Le and Premier Jay Weatherill, and visited the Barossa Valley wine region. In Canberra, they attended the Remembrance Day national ceremony at the Australian War Memorial and visited the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, the National Museum of Australia and the National Arboretum. The Prince also met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten. In Sydney, the Prince and the Duchess visited the New South Wales Mounted Police Unit, attended a reception at Government House given by Governor of New South Wales General David Hurley, and attended a dinner at Admiralty House given by the Governor-General. In Western Australia, the Prince and the Duchess visited a winery and the Albany Agricultural Show and attended receptions in Perth given by Governor of Western Australia Kerry Sanderson. The Prince opened the State Buildings in Perth and, with the Duchess, visited Kings Park.[1][19]
26–28 November 2015  Malta St. Julians, Valletta, Ta' Qali, Vittoriosa, Mellieha, Zejtun, Mdina The Prince and the Duchess visited Malta to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. The Prince met with President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat, President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma. The Prince attended many meetings and receptions, including for the Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit, the Prince's Trust International and the Special Executive Session on Climate Action.[1]
29 November – 1 December 2015  France Paris The Prince visited France to attend the 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in Paris.[1][20]
14–16 March 2016  Croatia Zagreb, Osijek During their tour of the Balkans, the Prince and the Duchess visited Zagreb and Osijek. They met with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, who hosted a dinner in their honour at the Presidential Palace, and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreškovic. They also met with local community leaders involved in a regional peacebuilding and reconciliation initiative in Osijek.[1][21]
16–18 March 2016  Serbia Belgrade, Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci During their tour of the Balkans, the Prince and the Duchess visited Belgrade and Vojvodina. They met with President Tomislav Nikolić and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, who hosted a dinner in their honour. They also met with Crown Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine at the Royal Palace in Belgrade and the Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Irinej Gavrilovic. They visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Belgrade, Kalmejdan Fortress and St. Sava Cathedral, and attended a reception to mark British women on the Serbian Front Line in World War I and the UK-Serbia bilateral relationship, given by the Speaker of the Serbian Parliament, Maja Gojkovic. They later visited Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci.[1][22]
18 March 2016  Montenegro Podgorica, Cetinje During their tour of the Balkans, the Prince and the Duchess visited Podgorica and Cetinje. They met with President Filip Vujanović, Prime Minister Milo Đukanović and Deputy Prime Minister Dusko Markovic. They also visited a cultural heritage festival at Vladin Dom Museum in Cetinje.[1]
18–19 March 2016  Kosovo Priština, Prizren During their tour of the Balkans, the Prince and the Duchess visited Priština and Prizren. They met with President Atifete Jahjaga and attended an act of remembrance at the Missing Persons Memorial in Priština. The Prince laid a wreath at the Kosovo Force and United Kingdom Memorials to the Fallen at the Kosovo Force Headquarters in Priština. He also visited the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, St. George's Serbian Orthodox Church and the Sinan Pasha Mosque in Prizren.[1][23]
25 May 2016  Ireland Donegal, Letterkenny, Churchill At the end of a visit to Northern Ireland, the Prince and the Duchess spent a day in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland. They visited Donegal Castle, were hosted at a reception at Letterkenny Institute of Technology by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan, and visited Glenveagh National Park.[1][24][25]
30 May – 1 June 2016  Romania Bucharest, Viscri The Prince met with President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Dacian Cioloș and Crown Princess Margareta and Prince Radu at Elisabeta Palace. The Prince also launched a training centre in Viscri, Brasov County.[1]
1 July 2016  France Thiepval, Beaumont-Hamel The Prince and the Duchess visited France to attend events marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. They attended the UK national commemorative service at the Thiepval Memorial with President François Hollande, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales, the Somme Association service of commemoration at Ulster Memorial Tower, and the Canadian national ceremony of remembrance at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.[1][26]
15 September 2016  France Longueval The Prince visited France to attend the New Zealand national service of commemoration marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme at Caterpillar Valley Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery.[1][27]
30 September 2016  Israel Jerusalem The Prince represented the Queen at the State Funeral of Shimon Peres (former President of Israel).[1]
4–6 November 2016  Oman Muscat, Misfat Al Abryeen, Ras Al Shajar During their tour of the Gulf, the Prince and the Duchess visited Muscat and Ad Dakhiliyah. They attended a cultural arrival at the Palace Boulevard, Muscat, where they were received by Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimur Al Said. They visited the National Museum of Oman and were hosted to dinner by Sultan Qaboos. The Prince also visited the old village of Misfat Al Abryeen and Ras Al Shajar Nature Reserve.[1][28]
6–8 November 2016  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, Bu Tinah Island, Masdar City, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah During their tour of the Gulf, the Prince and the Duchess visited the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. They visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and attended a cultural celebration at Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain hosted by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Prince also visited Bu Tinah Island and Masdar City. The Prince later visited the site of Expo 2020 and met with Vice President and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai and Ruler of Sharjah Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi in Sharjah.[1][29][30]
8–11 November 2016  Bahrain Manama During their tour of the Gulf, the Prince and the Duchess visited Manama and met with King Hamad, Crown Prince Salman and Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. They the visited the Old Post Office Museum, where they unveiled commemorative stamps marking the 200th anniversary of the bilateral relationship between Bahrain and the United Kingdom, the Old Souk, Krishna Temple, Al-Fateh Grand Mosque and the National Museum. The Prince also visited HMS Middleton and attended a Remembrance Day service at the British Embassy.[1]
29–31 March 2017  Romania Bucharest The Prince visited Bucharest and met with President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, Crown Princess Margareta and Prince Radu, and Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church.[1][31]
31 March – 5 April 2017  Italy Florence, Venice, Naples, Amatrice, Rome The Prince and the Duchess visited Tuscany, Veneto, Campania and Lazio. They visited the British Institute of Florence, attended a service of remembrance at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Montecchio Precalcino, visited the earthquake site at Amatrice, visited the British School at Rome and attended a plenary discussion on the East Africa famine at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. The Prince also met with President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.[1][32]
4 April 2017   Vatican City Vatican City The Prince and the Duchess met with Pope Francis and Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. They also attended a meeting on climate change and visited the English College.[1][33]
5–6 April 2017  Austria Vienna The Prince and the Duchess met with President Alexander Van der Bellen, The Prince also met Chancellor Christian Kern, visited the Musikverein and attended a meeting at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe.[1][34]
9 April 2017  France Vimy The Prince represented the Queen at a commemorative service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.[1][35]
10–12 May 2017  Ireland Dublin, Kilkenny, Thomastown, Curragh The Prince and the Duchess visited counties Dublin and Kilkenny. The Prince with President Michael D. Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, visited Kilkenny Castle, and participated in an act of remembrance at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.[1][36]
29–31 May 2017  Romania Cluj-Napoca, Viscri The Prince received an Honorary Doctorate at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and visited Viscri.[1]
29 June – 1 July 2017  Canada Iqaluit, Trenton, Wellington, Ottawa The Prince and the Duchess visited Nunavut and Ontario. They visited the Legislative Assembly in Iqaluit and Canadian Forces Base Trenton, opened the Canadian History Hall at the Canadian History Museum in Ottawa and attended the Canada Day celebrations at Parliament Hill to mark the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada. The Prince also met with Governor-General David Johnston and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.[1][37]
31 July 2017  Belgium Passendale The Prince represented the Queen at the centenary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, West Flanders.[1][38]
4–5 October 2017  Malta Valetta, St. Julian's The Prince attended the 75th anniversary commemoration of the awarding of the George Cross to Malta and met with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.[1][39]
30 October – 2 November 2017  Singapore Singapore The Prince and the Duchess visited Singapore and met with President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
2 November 2017  Brunei Brunei The Prince and the Duchess visited Brunei and met with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
2–8 November 2017  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Taiping, Kuala Kangsar, Sarawak, George Town On his first visit to Malaysia, the Prince and the Duchess visited Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Sarawak and Penang to celebrate 60 years of British-Malaysian diplomatic relations. They met with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Muhammad V, and Sultan of Perak Nazrin Shah and the Prince visited Taiping Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.[1][40]
8–9 November 2017  India New Delhi The Prince and the Duchess visited Delhi and met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prince attended an event marking 2017 United Kingdom India Year of Culture and laid a wreath at India Gate.[1]
17–19 November 2017  Antigua and Barbuda St. George, Codrington The Prince visited the islands of Antigua and Barbuda and visited communities affected by Hurricane Irma. He also met with Governor-General Sir Rodney Williams and Prime Minister Gaston Browne.[1][41]
18 November 2017  British Virgin Islands Beef Island, Road Town The Prince visited Beef Island and Tortola and visited communities affected by Hurricane Irma. He also met with Governor Gus Jaspert and Premier Orlando Smith.[1][41]
19 November 2017  Dominica Roseau The Prince visited Dominica and visited communities affected by Hurricane Maria. He also met with President Charles Savarin and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.[1]
16 December 2017  Romania Bucharest The Prince represented the Queen at the funeral of King Michael.[1]
4–10 April 2018  Australia Brisbane, Gold Coast, Bundaberg, Lady Elliot Island, Cairns, Mossman Gorge, Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Darwin On his sixteenth visit to Australia,[42] the Prince and the Duchess visited Queensland and the Northern Territory. The Prince opened the 2018 Commonwealth Games on behalf of the Queen. The Prince met with Governor-General General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor of Queensland Paul De Jersey, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory Michael Gunner and Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Patsy Reddy. The Prince also visited HMAS Cairns, the Royal Flying Doctor Service Cairns Base and met with indigenous elders and rangers at Mount Nhulun.[1][43]
7 April 2018  Vanuatu Port Vila The Prince met with President Tallis Obed Moses and was made an honorary high chief.[1][44]
25 April 2018  France Villers-Bretonneux The Prince attended an Anzac Day service at the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux.[1][45]
7–9 May 2018  France Nice, Èze, Lyon The Prince and the Duchess visited the memorial for the victims of the 2016 terrorist attack in Nice and attended a VE Day commemoration ceremony in Lyon.[1][46]
9–11 May 2018  Greece Athens, Knossos, Archanes The Prince and the Duchess visited Athens and Crete. The Prince laid a wreath at Memorial of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square, Athens, and met with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Leader of the Opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II. The Prince also visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Phaleron and HMS Echo.[1][47]
30–31 May 2018  Romania Bucharest, Viscri The Prince met with President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania.[1]
14–15 June 2018  Ireland Cork, Caherdaniel, Tralee, Killarney The Prince and the Duchess visited counties Cork and Kerry. They visited the English Market in Cork, the ancestral home of Daniel O’Connell, Siamsa Tíre and Killarney National Park. The Prince met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney, the President and Vice President of Sinn Féin, Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill, and Leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin.[1][48]
31 October – 2 November 2018  Gambia Banjul, Serekunda The Prince and the Duchess met with President Adama Barrow and visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Fajara.[1][49]
2–6 November 2018  Ghana Accra, Kumasi The Prince and the Duchess visited Accra and the Ashanti region. The Prince met with President Nana Akufo-Addo, Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin and Asantehene Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Accra and inaugurated the Prince of Wales Park at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.[1][50]
6–8 November 2018  Nigeria Abuja, Lagos The Prince and the Duchess visited Abuja and Lagos. The Prince met with President Muhammadu Buhari, People's Democratic Party Leader Atiku Abubakar and traditional rulers, and visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Abuja.[1][51] A planned visit to Jos was cancelled due to violence in the region.[52]
5 December 2018  United States of America Washington, D.C. The Prince represented the Queen at the State Funeral of President George H. W. Bush.[1]
17–24 March 2019  Barbados Bridgetown As part of their Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince and the Duchess visited Barbados, during which the Prince laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Bridgetown, presented a new colour to the Barbados Coast Guard and met Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason and Prime Minister Mia Mottley.[1][53]
17 March 2019  St. Lucia Vieux Fort As part of his Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince visited St. Lucia and met Governor-General Sir Neville Cenac and Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.[1][54]
20 March 2019  St. Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown As part of their Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince and the Duchess visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines and met Governor-General Sir Frederick Ballantyne and Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves.[1]
21 March 2019  St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre, Charlestown As part of their Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince and the Duchess visited St. Kitts and Nevis and met Governor-General Sir Tapley Seaton and Prime Minister Timothy Harris.[1][55]
23 March 2019  Grenada St. George's As part of their Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince and the Duchess visited Grenada and met Governor-General Dame Cécile La Grenade and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell.[1]
24–27 March 2019  Cuba Havana The Prince and the Duchess were the first members of the British Royal Family to visit Cuba. During the visit, they laid a wreath at the José Martí Memorial in Havana and met President Miguel Díaz-Canel.[1][56]
27–28 March 2019  Cayman Islands George Town, Little Cayman As part of their Commonwealth tour of the Caribbean, the Prince and the Duchess visited Grand Cayman and Little Cayman and met Governor Martyn Roper and Premier Alden McLaughlin.[1]
7–10 May 2019  Germany Berlin, Leipzig, Munich, Glonn The Prince and the Duchess visited Berlin, Saxony and Bavaria and met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Minister-President of Saxony Michael Kretschmer and Minister-President of Bavaria Markus Söder.[1][57]
20–21 May 2019  Ireland Dublin, Enniskerry, Kilbride, Glendalough The Prince and the Duchess visited Dublin and County Wicklow and met President Michael D. Higgins.[1][58]
6 June 2019  France Bayeux The Prince and the Duchess attended services in Bayeux Cathedral and at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Bayeux to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings on D-Day.[1][59]
21 September 2019  The Netherlands Arnhem, Driel, Oosterbeek The Prince attended events with Princess Beatrix to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.[1][60]
13 October 2019   Vatican City Vatican City The Prince attended the canonisation of Cardinal Newman and met Pope Francis.[1][61]
22–23 October 2019  Japan Tokyo The Prince represented the Queen at the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. He also met Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and visited the Wales rugby team for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.[1]
13–14 November 2019  India New Delhi, Mumbai On his tenth visit to India, the Prince met President Ram Nath Kovind, attended a remembrance service at the Delhi War Cemetery, visited a Sikh gurdwara and attended meetings in Mumbai.[1][62]
17–23 November 2019  New Zealand Auckland, Waitangi, Paihia, Kerikeri, Tuahiwi, Christchurch, Lincoln On his tenth visit to New Zealand, the Prince and the Duchess toured the North and South islands and met Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges. The Prince also presented a new colour to the Royal New Zealand Air Force on behalf of the Queen, and visited Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the site of Christchurch Cathedral and Christchurch Botanic Gardens.[1]
23–25 November 2019  Solomon Islands Honiara The Prince held an investiture, addressed the Parliament of the Solomon Islands and met Governor-General the Rev David Vunagi and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his visit.[1][63]
12 January 2020  Oman Muscat The Prince paid condolences on behalf of the Queen to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq following the death of the late Sultan, Qaboos bin Said.[1][64]
22 January 2020   Switzerland Davos The Prince attended the World Economic Forum in Davos and met environmental activist Greta Thunberg.[1][65]
22–24 January 2020  Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem The Prince attended the World Holocaust Forum, met with President Reuven Rivlin and visited the tomb of his grandmother, Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark.[1][66]
24 January 2020  Palestine Bethlehem The Prince visited Bethlehem, including the birthplace of Christ, and met with the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas.[1][67]
4 October 2020  Kuwait Kuwait City The Prince paid condolences on behalf of the Queen to Amir Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah following the death of the late Amir, Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah.[1][68]
14–15 November 2020  Germany Berlin The Prince and the Duchess met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, laid a wreath at the Neue Wache and attended the central remembrance ceremony on the National Day of Mourning at the Bundestag.[1][69]
24–25 March 2021  Greece Athens The Prince and the Duchess visited Athens to attend events marking the 200th anniversary of the independence of Greece, including a parade in Syntagma Square. They visited the National Art Gallery of Greece and met with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, who hosted a dinner in their honour at the Presidential Mansion. The Prince also met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the Maximos Mansion, and was awarded the Gold Medal of Athens and met senior business leaders to discuss the "Terra Carta" at Athens City Hall.[1][70]
30–31 October 2021  Italy Rome The Prince attended the G20 Summit in Rome and attended a dinner hosted by President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinale Palace.[1][71]
16–17 November 2021  Jordan Amman, Umm Qais The Prince and the Duchess visited Amman, where they were welcomed by King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. They also visited the Al-Maghtas archeological site and collected water from the Jordan River, the site were Jesus is believed to have been baptised by John the Baptist.[72]
18–19 November 2021  Egypt Cairo, Giza, Alexandria The Prince and the Duchess were welcomed to Cairo by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and First Lady Entissar Amer. Among the sites and places visited by the couple were the Giza Pyramid Complex, the Great Sphinx of Giza, Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.[73]

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