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Queen Elizabeth II Reveals Wish for Prince Charles to Lead the Commonwealth

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles

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Queen Elizabeth II stated on Thursday she hopes her son and inheritor Prince Charles will succeed her as chief of the Commonwealth.

The 91-year-old monarch made her feedback on the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Authorities Assembly, which occurred in Buckingham Palace. The queen has led the Commonwealth, an alliance of 53 member states which can be largely former territories of the British Empire, resembling India, Canada and Australia, since she started her reign of the UK in 1952. Her function there, like her one at dwelling, is largely symbolic.

“It’s my honest want that the Commonwealth will proceed to supply stability and continuity for future generations and can resolve that in the future, the Prince of Wales ought to keep on the vital work began by my father in 1949,” she stated on the assembly. “By persevering with to treasure and reinvigorate our associations and actions, I imagine we are going to safe a safer, extra affluent and sustainable world for individuals who observe us.”

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Charles’ youngest son Prince Harry was lately appointed a Commonwealth youth ambassador.

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