Prince Charles, the heir of the British throne, and the Prince of Wales, and his wife, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, safely returned home after their short visit to Egypt, and Jordan, media agencies reported on Saturday.
The Royal couple arrived Egypt on Thursday, and after that they held a meeting with President Abdel Fattah Sisi, and the first lady Intisar Sisi.
Also, the Prince of Wales held several meetings with Egyptian officials such as Pope Tawadros II and they discussed the role of religion in climate change as well as violence against women, and how to address these issues.
On the following day, he participated in a joint talk with the Minister of Environment Dr. Yasmin Fouad who accompanied her for eco-concerned activities at the Greek Campus.
The couple also visited some tourist and historical destinations in Egypt such as the Pyramids, and the BA.
UK-funded project StartEgypt to women economic empowerment and combatting gender-based violence, while meeting female-led businesses that received financial and technical support through the project and learning more about their breakthroughs.
On the other hand, the Duchess inspected Ezbet Khairallah where she was praised, and attended a folk newborn’s life celebration.
In addition, she paid a visit to the Brook Hospital for Animal where she exchanged some conversations with the hospital’s staff members, and had photos with them.
Their Royal Highnesses then travelled to Alexandria, where they visited the Jesuit Cultural Center and learned more about its history, and its religious and community role, while touring an art exhibition on famous Alexandrian figures designed by young Sudanese refugees.
Finally, before heading off to the UK, they visited one of Alexandria’s most prominent sites, the Bibliotheca Alexandria, where they were given a tour by its director Dr Mostafa El-Fiki, who presented Their Royal Highnesses with a gift: a book on the history of Egyptian civilization. During the tour, they viewed some of the antiquities and manuscripts featured in the library, met with young Egyptian writers and watched a musical performance by young children.
Egypt was the final stop of the senior Royalties to the Middle East which is considered the first overseas tour after the pandemic as the Queen’s representative.