As part of The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall's tour of the Caribbean that will take them to six countries and one Overseas Territory from March 17 to 29, they will make a one-day official visit to St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) on March 20.
In St. Vincent the key themes in the programme will include youth opportunity and female empowerment, as well as the preservation of the islands’ natural environment.
Her Royal Highness will visit the SVG Community College and St. Vincent Girls’ High School, where pupils have been busy creating their entries for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
During The Prince of Wales visit to SVG he will be planting a Soufreire tree, the national flower of St. Vincent and The Grenadines at the St. Vincent Botanical Garden. He will be the third member of The Royal Family to plant a tree in the Garden, where pink poui (Tabebuia rosea) was planted by Earl of Wessex — Prince Edward on 27 Febuary 2012 and a Baobab (Adansonia digitata) tree was planted by The Duke of Sussex — Prince Harry on 28 November 2016.