Pregnant Meghan Markle looks elegant in a red Valentino dress as she arrives in Morocco

Danielle Stacey
Royal Correspondent
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive in Morocco [Photo: Getty]

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have landed at Casablanca airport to kick off their three-day royal visit of Morocco.

Meghan and Harry were greeted by the British Ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly and his wife, as they stepped off the commercial flight.

The duchess looked gorgeous in a red caped dress by Valentino paying homage to Morocco’s flag.

She teamed it with her nude pumps and a £1,360 light pink small vring smooth calfskin crossbody bag, also by Valentino.

Meghan wore a red caped dress by Valentino to arrive in Morocco [Photo: Getty]

The duke wore a light grey suit and a patterned tie as he inspected a guard of honour.

The couple are travelling with an entourage of nine for the trip including three press staff, two assistant private secretaries and a hairdresser. It’s been confirmed by Kensington Palace that ‘medical provision’ has been made for Meghan, who is seven months pregnant, throughout the visit.

On Sunday, the couple will visit the ‘Education For All’ boarding house in Asni town, which builds accommodation for girls aged 12 to 18 to ensure that girls from rural communities in the High Atlas Mountains region are able to access secondary education. 

In the evening, they will attend a reception in Rabat, hosted by the British ambassador, where they will meet influential Moroccan women, young entrepreneurs and disabled athletes amongst others.

Meghan and former Suits co-star Abigail Spencer in New York earlier this week [Photo: Getty]

Last week, the duchess spent five days in New York catching up with some of her closest friends, including stylist Jessica Mulroney, tennis star Serena Williams and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

Her A-list pals threw her a baby shower at The Mark hotel in the city’s Upper East Side on Wednesday, where they took part in a flower arranging lesson.

The bouquets were later donated to Repeat Roses, which recycles flowers by delivering them to patients in hospitals, homeless shelters and cancer treatment centres.