King and Queen to visit Gran Canaria to view forest fire damage

Written by on September 22, 2019

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia are to visit Gran Canaria to view the areas affected by August’s forest fires that caused widespread devastation across a large area of the island.

The King and Queen will hold a meeting with the regional president and also the regional Government in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria before visiting the Tejeda-Valleseco area.

10,000 people had to be evacuated during the fires, the worst wildfires in the archipelago in recent years.

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