Royal visit

Princess Anne Departs PNG

She proceeded to the Dais where she received a Royal Salute by the Royal Guard followed by in inspection of the Guard of Honour.

The Princess Royal departed PNG by chartered aircraft with a 21-gun salute fired as she boarded the plane.

During the state dinner last night, Her Royal Highness thanked PNG for the warm welcome stating also that she hopes to visit more of the country in her next visit in the future as she regards PNG as a spectacular country.

PM Marape thankful for royal visit

Her husband, Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, accompanied the Princess Royal on the visit to Port Moresby.

“I thank Her Royal Highness Princess Anne for visiting Papua New Guinea, a country which is very much part of the Commonwealth, with our Head of State being her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” PM Marape said.

“Princess Anne is no newcomer to PNG, having visited here several times in the past, the last being in 2005 when we celebrated out 30th Anniversary of Independence. We wish her Royal Highness and her delegation a safe travel back to the United Kingdom.

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The student body was well prepared to receive Her Royal Highness as they ran through rehearsed drills prior to her arrival in the country.

The school put on a routine that showcased regions of PNG in her honor, as she would be unable to visit all areas of our diverse country.

The Princess Royal was given a tour of the school’s facilities including the Gymnasium students displayed their performances. The school comprises of Upper and Lower Secondary where they study a variety of subjects.

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Ms Markle attended the opening of "Oceania", an exhibit of artifacts and art from the region on display in London.

Consisting of about 200 works of art spanning over 500 years, it is the first ever major UK exhibition that encompasses the vast Pacific region.

In addition to New Zealand, the artwork hails from Melanesia, Micronesia, New Guinea, Easter Island and Hawaii.

The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex was given a tour by staff and leaders at the Royal Academy of Art.