CAIRO – 19 November 2021: Prince Charles of Wales and Duchess Camilla of Cornwall visited on Friday Bibliotheca Alexandrina where they were welcomed by director Moustafa el Fiqi.
The heir to the throne toured the various sections of the library.
Fiqi gifted Prince Charles several books on the Egyptian civilization.
The royal couple signed in the library's guest book and expressed their admiration of the library.
Earlier on Friday, the Prince of Wales attended a Sustainable Markets Initiative event while the Duchess of Cornwall visited a veterinary hospital in Cairo.
On Thursday, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla attended a reception party, at the Giza Pyramids.
They also visited the Sphinx and Giza Pyramids during their visit to Egypt.
“A phenomenal moment at one of Egypt’s great sites of rich ancient history,” the Royal Palace tweeted.
They also visited Al Azhar Mosque in Old Cairo where they met Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb.
The meeting tapped on harmony among teachings of different religions, and the role of religion in preserving the environment. They also discussed bolstering religious ties between Egypt and the UK.
Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla took photos at the mosque's central courtyard and in front of the mosque's cistern that was set up by Prince Taj al Din Al-Shobaki.
This is the third visit by Prince Charles to the mosque.
Prince of Wales Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla arrived in Cairo Thursday after concluding their visit to Jordan as they are holding a four-day tour in both countries.
During the visit, they met with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the First Lady.