On 10 July 2015, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited European Forces (EUFOR) personnel based in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.
Commander EUFOR Major General Johann Luif greeted The Princess Royal with an Honour Guard, alongside NATO and UK representatives. The Princess then spoke with Major General Luif and Commander NATO Brigadier General Giselle Wilz about the role of EUFOR and NATO within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Princess Royal proceeded to pay her respects at a memorial commemorating British personnel who lost their lives during active service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The visit concluded with The Princess Royal meeting UK nationals, both armed forces and civilian, at a small reception in Camp Butmir.
Wing Commander Heather Millar of the Royal Air Force, Senior National Representative for UK armed forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina said,
‘It was a real honour and privilege for the UK personnel to meet HRH The Princess Royal at Camp Butmir today. She had a genuine interest in our important work, showing her continued support for the British Armed Forces around the world. Her visit was a great boost for morale and has left the contingent in Sarajevo feeling highly valued and appreciated’.
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