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Princess Anne arrives in Zambia
Sep 25, 2012, 12:01 GMT
Britain's Princess Anne arrived in Zambia yesterday (24.09.12) for a five-day tour.
The royal - who is undertaking the trip as part of her mother Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations - was met at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport by the Vice-President of Zambia Dr Guy Scott and his wife, Charlotte, British High Commissioner James Thornton, and other senior government officials and will undertake a serious of engagements over the next few days.
James said: 'I am delighted that Princess Anne has arrived in Zambia. The visit highlights the deep roots Zambia and the United Kingdom share as well as the lively modern relationship between our countries.'
Today (25.09.12), Anne is expected to visit the Acting President and visit the charity Fountain of Hope, which addresses the plight of vulnerable children.
During her visit, she will also attend an open church service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to celebrate her mother's 60-year reign and attend a dinner hosted by the government.The British High Commissioner is due to hold a garden party in her honour, while Anne will also visit a number of charities and volunteer projects.
She will also make an address to parliament, lay wreaths at the War Memorial at the Victoria Falls in Livingstone and attend the 25th Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference.
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