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Prince Harry in Nepal – see the pictures

Prince praises 'resilience' of locals as he visits earthquake-hit sites during five-day tour

Photos released from Prince Harry's visit to Nepal show the royal rubbing elbows with everyone from dignitaries to teenagers at a camp for people displaced by the 2015 earthquake.

His five-day trip has so far included meeting the nation's first female president, Bidya Devi Bhandari, and visiting several historical sites damaged by the tremors last year.

In line with his hands-on reputation, Harry did not hesitate to get stuck in when it came to interacting with his hosts, trying his luck at traditional woodcarving as he met artisans in the historic city of Patan.

Other images show him being presented with flowers and making the traditional Namaste sign during a visit to the Hiranya Varna Mahavihar monastery.

Yesterday, he visited the Byasi Earthquake camp in Bhaktapur for families hit by the disaster, which killed nearly 9,000 people, and was given a tour of the makeshift tent city by 15-year-old Purushottam Suwal.

"I pay my respects to those who perished and hope to do what I can to shine a spotlight on the resolve and resilience of the Nepalese people," said the Prince, calling on people to "come and visit" the country.

The trip will also see the former solider meet members of the Gurkhas to pay tribute to their long 

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