(ANSA) - ROME, FEB 10 - Prince William of Britain on Thursday
visited the world's fair for United Kingdom National Day at Expo
Dubai 2020 on his first official visit to the United Arab
The Duke of Cambridge's visit comes as London seeks to cement ties to the Gulf as part of its post-Brexit strategy.
William visited a string of events at the UAE and British Pavilions and others, and promoted his environmental award, the Earthshot Prize, while also highlighting the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking as part of the United for Wildlife campaign.
He tweeted: Reunited with some of the 2021 @Earthshotprize Winners and Finalists @expo2020dubai 🇦🇪 It's so great to see them here, showcasing their initiatives on a global scale again.
Williams alo tweeted: The UAE Pavilion is located at the centre of the site 🇦🇪 Given a guided tour of this iconic structure by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan #DubaiExpo2020 (ANSA).