Prince William Posts Rare Personal Message on IG as His Plane Lands for Major International Trip

Prince William just shared a rare personal statement while en route to his next event—complete with an informal sign-off.

On Instagram, the Duke of Cambridge posted a picture of his view from the plane while traveling to Dubai. In the caption, he wrote, "Excited to be arriving in Dubai to celebrate the UK at @DubaiExpo and discuss the vital issue of working together with the UAE and international partners to achieve a more sustainable world with @earthshotprize and United for Wildlife." The royal also concluded the caption with his first initial, signing it "W."

Unfortunately, William can't be seen in the photo, but he reveals a stunning landscape view from his window.

In January, it was announced that the duke would take his first ever trip to the United Arab Emirates around February 10, which marks the country's 50th anniversary and coincides with UK National Day. The latter event will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, an international event that, according to the site, aims to "inspire people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world." And while there, William will highlight his efforts through the United for Wildlife campaign.

Regarding the royal's visit for this special occasion, Kensington Palace said in an official statement, per Reuters, "The bond between the UK and the UAE is deep and strong, and Prince William's visit will highlight and build upon these links as he has the opportunity to engage with young Emiratis, leaders from government and committed conservationists."

Aside from working on Britain's relationship the UAE, Prince William has been busy with his Earthshot Prize initiative, which was launched in 2020. After the 2021 winners were announced, he said, "In 2022, we are determined to go further by seeking even more nominations from every corner of the world, ensuring that we spotlight and scale the very best ideas and innovations that will put our planet on a sustainable path and protect our world for generations to come."

Always inspiring to see William step up to make a difference.

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