Prince Charles to visit Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 February 2005, 14:47 GMT]
The Prince of Wales will visit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the tsunami disaster, Clarence House announced Tuesday. The Prince is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on 28th February 2005, according to the website of the Prince of Wales on Tuesday. In the wake of the tsunami tragedy, The Prince has been anxious to do what he can to help, quoted the website a spokesman as saying. The exact region The Prince will visit has yet to be decided.

Prince CharlesThe Prince will stop off at the island on Monday 28th February on his way to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji for an official visit.

"Sri Lanka is a country for which The Prince has a particular affection, and which was badly affected by the tsunami disaster", the website quoted the spokesman as saying.

"He has been receiving briefings on what's going on and has given generously to the appeals", it further said.

The exact region The Prince will visit has yet to be decided.

The Prince is visiting Australia, New Zealand and Fiji between 28th February and 11th March.

 

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