Prince Charles and his wife his wife Camilla have touched down in Ghana for their visit.
The British Royals were met at the Kotoka International Airport by the Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Ocquaye and other top Ghanaian government officials.
Their Royal Highnesses, as part of a historic tour of three African countries will spend four days in Ghana (November 2-6) as part of the visit.
The British Royals will be in Ghana as part of a tour of West Africa. Prince Charles of Wales’ first visited Ghana since 1977.
On arrival, Their Royal Highnesses were welcomed at Jubilee House by His Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo and Her Excellency First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.
The Son of Queen Elizabeth and the wife will later visit the Osu Castle to discuss the future restoration and re-use of the Castle that served as the command post during the colonial era.
The Royal family will later attend a State Banquet organised by the Presidency in their honour, celebrating the ties between the UK and Ghana. It will be attended by senior dignitaries, a number of British Ghanaians, as well as prominent figures from business, arts, culture and media.
The Prince will also attend a meeting with Ghanaian and International business leaders to discuss sustainable practices in Ghana’s cocoa industry and key environmental issues. His Royal Highness will visit the Christiansborg Castle, once a Danish and then British, slave fort, which was until a few years ago the seat of Ghana’s Government after independence, to discuss the future restoration and reuse of the area, as part of a major redevelopment of Accra’s waterfront, conceived by the Ghanaian Government with the architect Sir David Adjaye.
Alongside Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (who is visiting for the first time), the pair plans to tour several parts of Accra and Kumasi throughout the weekend and into Monday before continuing to Nigeria on Tuesday morning.
It is yet to be confirmed if the Prince of Wales’ visit to the university will go ahead or be cancelled due to the shutdown of the university.