Prince Philip Was an Irreplaceable Pilar of Support for the British Monarchy

Prince Philip Was an Irreplaceable Pilar of Support for the British Monarchy

On Friday 9 April 2021, President Zuzana Čaputová sent a telegram to Elizabeth II, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in which she conveyed her condolences on the passing of His Royal Majesty Prince Philip – Duke of Edinburgh.

The president emphasized that the Duke of Edinburgh was an irreplaceable pillar of support for the British monarchy and his commitment to public service was a model for the United Kingdom and its citizens. 
"The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, which was established based on his initiative, has inspired young people around the world, including many young Slovaks. It helped them to discover their potential, develop their talents and achieve their dreams and goals.” 

In her telegram, the President expressed her deepest condolences to Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Family, relatives and all the citizens of the United Kingdom Britain on her own behalf and on behalf of the citizens of the Slovak Republic.

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