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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Officially Announce Their First Royal Tour

Updated On 11 Jun, 2018 Published On

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced their first royal tour. The royal couple, who recently returned from their honeymoon, are set to travel to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand, according to Kensington Palace.

Their visit to Australia is no surprise as the 36-year-old former Suits star previously revealed she would join her husband at his next Invictus Games in Sydney.

The Paralympic-style competition will be held from October 20-27, and in Sunday’s announcement, the Kensington Palace confirmed that Harry and Meghan will start their tour around the time of the games.

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The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex will also head to other countries part of the Commonwealth of 53 nations linked to the U.K.

The announcement reads,

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will undertake an official visit to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand in the Autumn. Their Royal Highnesses have been invited to visit the Realms of Australia and New Zealand by the countries’ respective governments. The Duke and Duchess will visit the Commonwealth countries of Fiji and Tonga at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

As per the report, on Thursday, the former reality star will accompany the monarch on a visit to Chester.

Meghan and Harry tied the knot inside Windsor Castle at St. George’s Chapel on May 19 and more than 600 guests were invited to the star-studded wedding ceremony.

The couple began dating in July 2016 and eventually became engaged in November 2017.