Prince Andrew to visit Phuket
PHUKET: HRH Prince Andrew, fourth in line to the British throne and Britain’s Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, is due to visit Phuket on April 25 and 26 after attending Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan.
The announcement was made by Phuket Vice-Governor Niran Kalayanamit following a meeting with representatives of the British Embassy and Buckingham Palace staff in Phuket today.
Prince Andrew spent 22 years in the Royal Navy, first as a helicopter pilot and instructor, and then in command of the warship HMS Cottesmore, before being promoted to Commander.
The Prince will use his visit to thank those involved in the tsunami recovery and rebuilding operations, and to inspect some of the areas affected.
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