DILI, 09 september 2022 (TATOLI)—The Embassy of Timor-Leste (TL) in the United Kingdom conveyed, its condolences for the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96 at Balmoral Palace, United Kingdom this thursday (08/09) at 12:32 pm local time.
“We are deeply saddened to hear the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We extend our deepest condolences to the Royal Family and the British people,” statement from the official website of the TL Embassy in London, England.
Currently, the first son of Queen Elizabeth II, Charles is now King of England. He succeeded his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96. When Queen Elizabeth II died, the throne was handed over without ceremony to her heir, Charles, the former Prince of Wales.
“The passing of my beloved mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a moment of greatest sadness for me and all members of my family. We are deeply saddened by the passing of a beloved Ruler and a Mother whom we love dearly,”
“I know her loss will be deeply felt across the country, the Nature and the Commonwealth, and by many around the world,” said King Charles at the time of the Queen’s death.
He added: “During this time of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the deep respect and affection in which the Queen is held widely.”
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, 21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022) was a constitutional monarchy Queen of 16 sovereign states (known as the Commonwealth of Nations) and their territories and dependencies, and chairperson of the 54 members of Commonwealth States. Queen Elizabeth is also the Grand Governor of the Church of England.
Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne on 6 February 1952, succeeding her father King George VI, with her 70-year reign being the longest in the history of the British monarchy, surpassing that of her great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, who reigned 63 years.
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