Posted on 14 February 2011
Prince Charles visits historical sites in Turkey.
Prince of Wales Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles concluded their four-day visit to Turkey yesterday and left the country.
Ankara Governor Kemal Önal saw off Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Ankara’s Esenboga Airport.
As part of their Ankara program yesterday, Prince Charles and his wife visited Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, where Prince Charles placed a wreath and paid homage to Atatürk.
He signed the Anitkabir visitors’ book and wrote: I am pleased to pay homage to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk here by his tomb. Turkey and Great Britain will continue to work together for world peace and friendship.
Prince Charles and Camilla also visited the Turkish General Staff’s Rehabilitation Center earlier yesterday morning.
The couple was accompanied by officials from the British Embassy in Ankara.
Prince Charles and Camilla have been in Turkey since Sunday and paid visits to important historic and cultural attractions in Konya, Izmir and Istanbul during a four-day trip to the country.
Turkish daily News 30 November 2007