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Charles and Camilla receive a Royal welcome in Jordan

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have been visiting Jordan at the start of their tour of the Middle East.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall receive an official welcome in Amman, Jordan
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall receive an official welcome in Amman, Jordan Credit: Clarence House
Duchess of Cornwall talks to a pupil at the Mahis Secondary School as Jordan's Queen Rania looks on
Duchess of Cornwall talks to a pupil at the Mahis Secondary School as Jordan's Queen Rania looks on Credit: Clarence House
Pupils at Mahis Secondary School give their Royal visitors a traditional welcome
Pupils at Mahis Secondary School give their Royal visitors a traditional welcome Credit: Clarence House

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Prince Charles given model of himself with Postman Pat

He may be far from home and touring the Middle East, but the Prince of Wales has come face to face with on of Britain's favourite characters.

Postman Pat has been created in 3D by a design company based in the Jordanian capital Amman.

Prince Charles was presented with a model featuring himself, Postman Pat and his black and white cat Jess
Prince Charles was presented with a model featuring himself, Postman Pat and his black and white cat Jess Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Prince, who was visiting the studio as part of his trip to the country, beamed as he was shown a segment of a 3D feature film about the character and looked extremely happy when he was presented with a model of himself depicted alongside Pat and his cat Jess.

The Prince receives his model
The Prince receives his model Credit: Twitter/ @PeterMillett1

Charles and Camilla arrive in Jordan

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are due to be officially welcomed by the King and Queen of Jordan on the first full day of their Middle East trip.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrive at the Palace in Amman, to meet King Abdullah and Queen Rania the capital of Jordan
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrive at the Palace in Amman, to meet King Abdullah and Queen Rania the capital of Jordan Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Charles and Camilla will received a guard of honour at a royal palace in the capital Amman, before holding a private meeting with King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.

Charles will also visit the King Hussein Mosque and an award-winning digital production company.

During the day the Duchess will take time to visit a children's museum and a secondary school for girls.

Royal pair arrive in Jordan

The Duchess of Cornwall and The Prince of Wales pictured together on London's Underground in January.
The Duchess of Cornwall and The Prince of Wales pictured together on London's Underground in January. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in Jordan for the start of their tour of the Middle East.

After touching down in the capital Amman, the couple were taken off for a dinner with King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.

The dinner, which is the first engagement of their trip, took place at Beit al-Urdun, the private residence of the Jordanian royals in Amman.

Charles and Camilla will spend two nights in the country before leaving for Qatar and then Saudi Arabia and Oman.

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