Prince Charles and wife to visit Kirkee war cemetery

Nov 07, 2013, 08:14 IST | A Correspondent

The city's war memorial in Kirkee will receive tributes from UK's royal couple on November 10, a day before Remembrance Day which is observed in Commonwealth nations to honour the memory of the members of their armed forces who died fighting World War I

On November 10, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker-Bowles will pay their respects at the Kirkee War Cemetery. Officials of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which is in charge of the cemetery, are busy giving final touches to the preparations ahead of the royal visit.

“Prince Charles and his wife will visit the Kirkee War Cemetery on November 10 on the occasion of Remembrance Day,” said Shireen Mistry, head of communications and public affairs, British deputy high commission, Mumbai. She refused to divulge further details of the scheduled visit.   

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