Prince William to visit Palestinian territories, Jordan, Israel in June

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Fri, 25 May 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Britain's Prince William, attends The Manchester Arena National Service of Commemoration at Manchester Cathedral in central Manchester, May 22, 2018. Paul Ellis/Pool via Reuters

Britain's Prince William, attends The Manchester Arena National Service of Commemoration at Manchester Cathedral in central Manchester, May 22, 2018. Paul Ellis/Pool via Reuters

LONDON - 25 May 2018: Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, as part of a tour in June announced by Kensington Palace on Friday, the Daily Mail reported.

William will begin his tour in Jordan on June 24 and travel on to Tel Aviv the following day, the palace, his official residence, said in a statement.

He will visit Jerusalem on June 26 and then go on to Ramallah on June 27.

The visit by the second in line to the throne "is at the request of Her Majesty's government and has been welcomed by the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian authorities", the statement said.

There have been no previous official visits by members of the British royal family to the Palestinian territories.

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