UK's Prince Edward to Visit Bulgaria in June

Politics » DIPLOMACY | April 29, 2013, Monday // 14:28
Bulgaria: UK's Prince Edward to Visit Bulgaria in June Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, (R) and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex (C) attend a ceremony after they arrived in Gibraltar, 11 June 2012. Photo by BGNES

Britain’s Prince Edward and his wife Sophie will visit Bulgaria on June 23-24on the invitation of Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, it has been announced.

The British embassy in Sofia has clarified that the visit will be focused on Prince Edward’s charitable work, according to local media.

Their Royal Highnesses are expected to monitor the progress made so far in the implementation of the strategy for deinstitutionalisation in Bulgaria.

Prince Edward is also expected to declare his support for the efforts to establish the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Bulgaria.

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