PRINCE EDWARD The Earl of Wessex, and Countess
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April 22, 2022
The Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit SVG tomorrow

THE EARL AND COUNTESS of Wessex will visit St Vincent and the Grenadines tomorrow, Saturday April 23 as part of the Platinum Jubilee year of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, who also heads the Commonwealth.

While here, Prince Edward The Earl of Wessex, and Countess will meet communities, local entrepreneurs and craftspeople, and young people, in celebration of the culture, future and vibrancy of the islands, a release from the Agency for Public Information states.

The Earl of Wessex, the youngest child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, also will meet athletes in training for the Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham this summer. Meanwhile, the Countess will speak to women in leadership roles about the community’s response to the eruption of La Soufriere Volcano. Their Royal Highnesses will also congratulate those who have recently earned gold having completed the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

The Earl and Countess are also expected to visit St. Lucia, and Antigua and Barbuda. Their visit

to this part of the region will run from April 22-23.