The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will study efforts to protect Belize’s barrier reef as their Caribbean tour continues.
William and Kate spent round an hour chatting with Prime Minister Johnny Briceno and his spouse Rosanna after arriving on Saturday for the beginning of an eight-day journey to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The couple appeared relaxed after their 11-hour long-haul journey from the UK and have been welcomed by Belize’s Governor Common Froya Tzalam as they stepped from the Voyager ministerial jet.
When the Cambridges met Belize’s prime minister and his spouse round an hour later, William mentioned: “It’s beautiful to be right here.”
“Thanking you a lot,” the Prime Minister replied, including: “We’re so pleased you’re right here.”
“There have been numerous questions within the automotive,” mentioned Kate, laughing, and clearly referring to William.
The Prime Minister and his spouse then invited Kate and William to sit down in a lounge space in his workplace constructing which overlooks the ocean.
“It’s such a stunning view,” mentioned the duchess.
The beginning of the tour started in controversial circumstances after opposition from villagers, who cited a spread of points together with objections to the Cambridge’s helicopter touchdown web site, pressured a royal journey to a farm on Sunday to be scrapped.
It will likely be changed with an analogous go to that may see the couple tour a chocolate producer on Sunday and later journey to the cultural centre of the Garifuna group in Hopkins.
This beachfront village is understood for its welcoming nature and can greet the couple with an illustration of Garifuna tradition.
Acknowledging Belize’s world-famous marine setting, the Cambridges may even spend time studying from conservation specialists about marine safety and the restoration efforts of Belize’s treasured barrier reef.