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Prince Charles arrives in India for XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi

646   //    02 Oct 2010, 21:27 IST

New Delhi, 2 October 2010: His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrived in Delhi today on a three-day visit to India to attend the Opening Ceremony of the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, Chairman Organising Committee received the royal couple here.

Earlier this year, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, asked the Prince to represent her at the Opening of the Commonwealth Games.

President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil and HRH Prince Charles will declare open the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi on Sunday, October 3.

In addition, the Prince will spend time with athletes from a broad cross-section of Commonwealth countries.