Speaking from Berlin where he is on a four-day visit to Germany, the future king said he was "delighted" at the news after Meghan delivered a healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 3oz, yesterday morning. But Prince Charles revealed he had not yet met the royal baby and will instead meet his grandson on his return to the UK from Germany.
He said: “We couldn’t be more delighted at the news and we’re looking forward to meeting the baby when we return," according to ITV's royal editor Chris Ship.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's new arrival made Prince Charles a grandfather of four, as he is already a doting grandfather to Kate and Prince William's children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
Before holding a private meeting, the German president presented Charles with a gift for the new royal baby.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the Prince of Wales a teddy bear wearing blue clothes, saying: "First of all, let me congratulate you."
At the same time as Charles' meeting with the president, the Duchess of Cornwall visited