Prince Harry Back In UK To Wrap Up Last Royal Duties

Publish On: 26 Feb, 2020 04:41 PM | Updated   |   Sj Desk  

On Tuesday night, Prince Harry arrived in Edinburgh for the first of a final round of public appearances before he and his wife Meghan Markle officially step back from their royal duties. 

Arriving just ahead of a meeting of businesses involved in his sustainable tourism project, Harry was pictured wearing jeans and a baseball cap at Edinburgh train station.

The Duke of Sussex, who will be dividing his time between Canada and London, is scheduled to meet US rock singer Jon Bon Jovi, who is recording a special song for the prince’s Invictus Game Foundation for military veterans. This meeting will take place at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios, where The Beatles recorded most of their albums.

On March 9, he and Meghan will be joining Queen Elizabeth II for a Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey. this is expected to be the pair's final official appearance as working royals. 

Last week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced that although they will retain their “His/Her Royal Highness” titles, they would stop using them once they step down from representing the queen from March 31.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent shock waves across the globe in January when they announced that they will be stepping down from their royal duties for a more financially independent life. While they still hoped to support the queen, the idea was rejected because of complexities. The family plans to split their time between Canada and Britain.