Prince William arrives in Tanzania on the next stop of his African tour

President John Magufuli greets Prince William on arrival in Tanzania

Prince William looked in high spirits as he arrived in Tanzania for the next stop of his African tour.

The Duke of Cambridge, 36, attended a reception in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday night, where he met with people working in conservation.

He also had a meeting with Tanzania’s president John Magufuli after flying to the country from Namibia.

Engagement of the transport sector is essential in the fight to #EndWildlifeCrime — at Dar es Salaam Port The Duke of Cambridge saw some of the challenges faced by port operations in combatting the illegal wildlife trade.

Earlier today, William visited the port in Dar es Salaam to witness some of the challenges faced in combating the illegal wildlife trade.

The Duke of Cambridge is in Tanzania to raise awareness of the Illegal Wildlife Trade conference taking place in London in October, and to learn more about the conservation work taking place in the country.

Kensington Palace says the royal is making the ‘private working trip’ as president of the United for Wildlife group and patron of Tusk, another conservation organization.

The royal has already visited Namibia, after landing in the capital on Monday. He will visit Kenya, where he proposed to the Duchess of Cambridge, before flying back to the UK.

While in Namibia, William revealed that Kate is ‘immensely jealous’ of his trip to Africa, as he will finally be able to get a good night’s sleep away from his children.

Kate, 36, has stayed at home to look after the couple’s young children Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince Louis, who is just five months old.

Prince William fascinated on meeting people from different walks of Namibian life doing important work to #EndWildlifeCrime

Addressing guests at a reception in the country’s capital, William said: ‘I’m delighted to be visiting Namibia for the first time. I’m only sorry that my wife Catherine is not able to join me – she is immensely jealous.

‘Particularly as I’m looking forward to a few good uninterrupted nights’ sleep this week away from my wonderful children!’

He added: ‘My visit to Namibia this week is focused on conservation. This is an issue very close to my heart, and I know is a matter of deep pride to you all as well.’

During his trip to Namibia, William viewed the work of Save the Rhino in Kunene, before later meeting members of the local community involved in the Kunene People’s Park Initiative.

Source: Daily Mail

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