Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend One Young World Summit in the UK

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are back in the UK and grabbed headlines within no time! Earlier, the couple visited the country in June for Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebration. Recently, the Duke and the Duchess of Sussex attended the One Young World Summit held in Manchester on Monday. The event also marked the first joint working visit of the couple to the UK after stepping back from their royal roles in March 2020.

The couple’s reception

Talking about Meghan and Prince Harry, the couple received massive cheers as they stepped onto the stage at the event. Meghan, on the other hand, delivered a keynote address for the event’s opening ceremony. For the unversed, the Summit was held at the Bridgewater Hall located in Manchester. The ex-royal couple is said to have a packed schedule because they will also be heading to Germany after the UK visit.

Meghan’s speech

Talking about Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex delivered her first-ever speech in the UK in two years during the recent event. She said that it was nice to be back in the UK. She also expressed her elatedness over returning to One Young World, with which she had been a counselor since 2014. As reported by The Guardian, the Duchess of Sussex added, “To meet again here with him [Prince Harry] by my side makes it all feel full circle.”

Meghan Markle also addressed her own experience of attending the summit at different points in her life. She talked about how her life changed in 2019 and further opened up about motherhood while stating that it expanded her worldview exponentially. Markle added, “Seeing the global community through the eyes of my child [Archie, born 6 May 2019], and I would ask what is this world he would come to adopt, and what can we do, what can I do to make it better.”

The visit to Germany

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be visiting Germany for the Invictus Games’ One Year to Go countdown event. The Duke and the Duchess of Sussex will then head back to the UK to attend the WellChild Awards scheduled for Thursday. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the duo will be spending time with the royal family during their work visit to the UK.