Barbados: Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attend wreath-laying ceremony

Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, attended a parade and wreath-laying ceremony in National Heroes’ Square in Barbados’s capital of Bridgetown yesterday, as part of their schedule of official engagements during their Royal Visit.

The Royal Visit, which officially commenced yesterday, currently forms part of a Caribbean tour of a number of Commonwealth nations. Governor General of Barbados, Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason; Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Chief Justice of Barbados, Sir Marston Gibson, along with other local dignitaries, watched as His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales laid a wreath at the Cenotaph, following the playing of the National Anthem and a special Gun Salute.

His Royal Highness, Prince Charles also delivered brief remarks to members of the Barbados Coast Guard and Barbados Cadet Corps, following the Presentation of Colours, which also formed part of the ceremony, as Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall looked on.

“Officers, Warrant Officers and Enlisted ranks of the Barbados Coast Guard and the Barbados Cadet Corps respectively, good morning. On the 27th of February 1981,



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