Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son four-month-old baby Archie made his first public appearance on the royal tour to South Africa. The little one met Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the heroes of the anti-apartheid movement and his daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe. The official Instagram page Suzzex Royal shared an adorable picture of their meeting with the caption, "Arch meets Archie!" The royal family of three are on a 10-day tour of Africa between September 23 and October 2. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on May 6, 2019, at the Portland Hospital in London. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Pose With Their Bundle of Joy (View Pic)
Another beautiful picture of Desmond kissing Archie's forehead was posted with the caption, "Thank you, Archbishop Tutu, for your incredibly warm hospitality, Archie loved meeting you!" A video posted on their Instagram account shows the couple smiling holding their baby boy. Little Archie can be seen giggling at his mother as they are greeted by Archbishop Tutu and his daughter, Thandeka. Meghan was dressed in a baby blue dressed and matching booties while Harry looked dapper in a blue blazer and trouser. Meanwhile, the star of the day was baby Archie who was wearing sweet blue overalls and white sock. Prince William and Kate Middleton Have the Sweetest Message for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the Arrival of Baby Sussex (Watch Video).
Archie Meets Archbishop Desmond Tutu With Parents Meghan And Harry:
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Baby Archie Gets a Peck From the Archbishop:
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Meghan and Harry have taken Archie to his first official engagement -- a meeting with Archbishop Tutu! Full video from the Sussex Royal Instagram account. https://t.co/z9f7dc4NIa#sussexroyaltour #RoyalVisitAfrica pic.twitter.com/XkGso0Um1I
— Lauren Moorhouse (@LaurenMoorhouse) September 25, 2019
Desmond is Nobel Peace Prize-winning anti-apartheid campaigner. He became the leader of the liberation struggle during Nelson Mandela's long imprisonment. The veteran said that he was thrilled by the 'rare privilege and honour' to meet the royals. The trip is the couple's second royal tour. They had together visited Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand in October 2018.