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Prince Charles, the United Kingdom’s heir to the throne, will visit the White House next month, the British and U.S. governments announced in a Friday statement.

{mosads}Charles will visit America with his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, from March 17-20. They’ll meet with President Obama on March 19 and plan to attend events promoting shared initiatives between the two nations, including youth development and combating climate change.

“This visit underscores the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement.

The royals will visit the Armed Forces Retirement Home and the Lincoln Cottage in deference to the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and the end of the Civil War. They’ll also travel to George Washington’s estate at Mount Vernon and visit the Magna Carta at the National Archives for the 800th anniversary of the writing of the document.

Prince William, Charles’s elder son, and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, flew across the pond for a visit in December. William also met with Obama during his trip.

The visit will also take the royals to Louisville, Ky., where Prince Charles will give a keynote address on “health and the natural environment,” according to the his press office. 

This will be the 20th official trip to America for Charles and the first since 2011. He is the longest-serving heir apparent in Britain’s history.

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