St Lucia: Prince Edward and Princess Sophie, Earl and Countess of Wessex of the Royal family in London, have ended the final day of their royal visit to St Lucia. On Wednesday, April 29, 2022, they concluded their visit and went to the different schools in St Lucia.
The week-long visit to St Lucia ended their tour of the Caribbean to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Earl and Countess of Wessex have been in St Lucia this week on the final leg of their tour of the Caribbean.
During their time in St Lucia, The Earl and Countess attended a church service to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and visited Morne Fortune, the resting place of one of Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureates.
At a reception for Commonwealth military veterans, Their Royal Highnesses met 100-year-old Haynes Cyril, President of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Service League.
The Earl and Countess learned about the production of cocoa, visited the Sulphur Springs and met young people at the Soufriere Mini Stadium. The Earl also conducted an Investiture on behalf of The Queen.
The Countess concluded their visit by planting a tree within Pigeon Island’s 44-acre island reserve.
To get the experience and celebrate the culture, future and vibrancy of the small island nations, the Earl and Countess met with different communities, local entrepreneurs, craftspeople, and young people.
The families of the Royal Family have visited various countries in the Caribbean, such as St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Antigua and Barbuda. They have concluded their visit between Friday, 22, to Thursday, April 28, 2022.
On Friday, April 29, 2022, they visited schools in St Lucia and interacted with students, and experienced the life of the schools of small island nations.
To welcome the royal family, the students of various schools have performed several items such as dancing, singing, and many more talents.
The Royal family expressed pleasure gratitude to the authorities of St Lucia for the kind reception and the students of St Lucia. Prince Edward stated, “Thank You for the kind reception and every performance made by the students of St Lucia schools.”
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