The Duke and Duchess of Sussex carried out a final engagement in Tonga that was, in many ways, the headline of their jaunt to the country: unveiling the latest site of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. The initiative is focused on forest conservation and the vast majority of Commonwealth countries have joined in.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met yesterday with Tonga’s Prime Minister, ʻAkilisi Pōhiva. The meeting came in the midst of the couple’s one full day in Tonga before returning to Sydney.
A few hours after arriving in Tonga, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a dinner hosted by King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauu. Held at Consular House in central Nuku’alofa, the couple reportedly walked in to John Lennon’s “Imagine.”
Now, here’s an arrival! This afternoon saw the Duke and Duchess of Sussex touch down in Tonga where they will stay for 24 hours before returning to Sydney. This arrival hit all the notes that their first appearance in Fiji was lacking – sartorially, at least.
Yesterday, Kensington Palace released more information on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. They will be abroad between October 16 and 31, with dates corresponding with the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney.