LOOSHANS WELCOME PRINCE HARRY!
Also pictured: Dame Pearlette Louisy and St Lucia’s PM Allen Chastanet.
Scores of St. Lucians turned up at Pointe Seraphine to welcome His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales to Saint Lucia. With a musical rendition by the Police Band, the Prince was escorted by the Parade Commander to inspect the Guard of Honour before he returned to the dias for the Hoisting of the Flags. The evening proceeded with a well attended reception hosted by Governor General Dame Pearlette Louis within the gardens of Government House. Pictured are a few images of Thursday's historic event!
As part of his St. Lucia visit yesterday, Prince Harry got the opportunity to exchange his tie and jacket for a t-shirt and jeans as he participated in an exhibition mach at the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium. Prince Harry tried out his bowling skills in a six over match against members of the Goverment, and he also presented signed cricket bats and medals to the participants. From there it was onto the Pigeon Island National Landmark for a special tree planting ceremony. At the eremony, a Dedication Plaque was also unveiled designating the Castries Water Works Reserve and Rainforest as Saint Lucia’s Contribution to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Project.
Prince Harry's visit will mark a historic event in Saint Lucia. St. Vincent is the next stop on the Prince's royal Caribbean tour.
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet (center) with GG Dame Pearlette Lousiy (center left) along with several specially invited guests.
Prince Harry being introduced to PM Chastanet's wife, Raquel Duboulay-Chastanet.
Parade Commander Presenting Arms.
Prince Harry accompanied by Parade Commander inspects Saint Lucia's Guard of Honour.
Prince Harry enjoying the company of a student of the Dunottar School.
A very warm welcome to Prince Harry!
PM Chastanet and daughter Rhyan joined in the tree planting efforts.
Prince Harry along with PM Chastanet and a member of the DSH at the official soil turning of the DSH project.
PM Chastanet discussing his batting strategy.