IN PHOTOS: Princess Anne visits Manila
MANILA, Philippines – On Tuesday, March 17, President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, the Princess Royal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to Malacañang Palace.
Her visit is in connection with her charity and various humanitarian works. She has been President of Save the Children for more than 4 decades and an active advocate of children’s rights and protection. The Princess Royal heads about 320 organizations.
This is the second trip of Her Royal Highness to the Philippines. The first was in March 1999. The Princess Royal is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh. Before receiving the title Princess Royal from her mother in June 1987, she was known as Princess Anne.