Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Fiji: all the best pictures from day one

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Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Fiji: all the best pictures from day one

Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Fiji: all the best pictures from day one

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived in Fiji on Tuesday - beginning their three-day visit to the South Pacific island. Arriving at Suva’s Nausori airport, Harry and Meghan were first greeted by Melanie Hopkins, the High Commissioner and chief of protocol, Jonetani Tagivetaua. After disembarking from their Qantas charter flight in light rain and strong winds, forcing the Duchess to hold on to her hat, the couple were introduced to the Hon Frank Bainamara, Fiji’s Prime Minister and his wife, Maria, Ro Teimumu Kepa, leader of the opposition, Alessandro Truppia, the High Commissioner’s wife and Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto, commander of the RFMF.

For the important occasion, both Harry and Meghan dressed formally – the pair observed a royal salute, as the national anthem was played and the red carpets on the tarmac blew off in the strong wind. Scroll through the gallery to see all the best pictures from their first day on the island…