The Lady of Sussex Meghan showed off her growing baby bump as she attended a lavish formal reception with aristocrat Harry on the primary day of their royal visit to the Republic of Fiji.
Meghan Markle cradled her stomach within the beautiful ‘Fijian blue’ gown at the glitzy event before they attended a state dinner hosted by the president of the South Pacific nation Jioji Konrote at the Grand Pacific hotel.
The noblewoman wore her dark hair long and loose and accessorized the dress by designer Safiyaa with diamond drop-earrings, giving the clearest glimpse however of her bump.
Fiji is that the latest stop on Harry and Meghan’s 16-day tour which will see them conjointly travel New Zealand, Tonga and then back to Australia.
Guests – diplomats, native business leaders and also the cream of Fijian society – gathered for the champagne reception prior to the state dinner at the building where the royal couple is staying throughout the visit.
One guest aforesaid the sunshine blue dress was clearly ‘Fijian Blue’ in a nod to her hosts.
The Lady additionally wore drop diamond earrings but Kensington Palace didn’t say wherever they were from.
As the couple entered the reception room there was a roll, before they were declared. They then went circulated the reception meeting native dignitaries.
Royal fans conjointly praised the aristocrat for being a collateral husband who was noticed joining his pregnant partner in browning with water rather than alcohol.
Speaking at the dinner Harry aforesaid he and his married woman were ‘overwhelmed’ by the welcome they received and said: ‘It extremely is a privilege to be here.
‘We share Commonwealth values and common goals – a love of rugby football and a sense of humor! Our ties run deep.
‘Your troopers fought with British defense force throughout the first and second world wars, and continue to serve alongside our troopers to the current day, with over 1,250 Fijians presently serving.
‘I should emphasize my respect, admiration, and comradeliness with the Fijian troopers that I served within the Islamic State of Afghanistan. we trained together, we fought together and, most significantly, we laughed together.’