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Prince Philip’s demise: Tributes pour in from all over the world


Prince Philip a key determine the Queen may flip to and belief handed away on April 9, 2021.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the demise of the UK’s Prince Philip and hailed him for his distinguished profession within the navy in addition to him being on the forefront of many neighborhood service initiatives.

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, handed away on Friday aged 99, the Buckingham Palace mentioned.

“My thoughts are with the British people and the Royal Family on the passing away of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

“He (Prince Philip) had a distinguished career in the military and was at the forefront of many community service initiatives. May his soul rest in peace,” Mr. Modi mentioned.

UK PM hails Philip’s ‘extraordinary life’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday led the nation’s condolences to Queen Elizabeth II on the demise of her husband Prince Philip, acclaiming his “extraordinary life and work”.

Johnson mentioned the Duke of Edinburgh “earned the affection of generations” at dwelling, within the Commonwealth and the world over after serving within the Royal Navy after which over many years as Britain’s longest serving royal consort.

“We give thanks, as a nation and a kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the prime minister mentioned exterior 10 Downing Street.

Germany hails Prince Philip’s ‘long life of service’

Germany mourned the demise of Prince Philip on Friday, calling him a loyal servant to the United Kingdom, international minister Heiko Maas mentioned.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Royal family, the people of the Commonwealth, and all who loved him dearly,” Maas tweeted.

“He lived a long life of service to his country.”

Prince Philip represented Britain ‘with dignity’: Bush

Former US president George W. Bush mourned Britain’s Prince Philip on Friday, saying he had represented his nation “with dignity.”

The Duke of Edinburgh. the longest serving royal consort in British historical past and a relentless presence at Queen Elizabeth II’s facet for many years, died aged 99, Buckingham Palace introduced.

“Throughout his long and remarkable life, he devoted himself to worthy causes and to others,” Bush mentioned in an announcement. “He represented the United Kingdom with dignity and brought boundless strength and support to the sovereign.”

Irish PM ‘saddened’

Ireland’s prime minister Micheal Martin on Friday despatched his condolences to Queen Elizabeth II, after the demise of her husband Prince Philip on the age of 99.

Martin mentioned he was “saddened” to listen to of Prince Philip’s passing, including: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Queen Elizabeth and the people of the United Kingdom at this time.”

The queen and her husband made a landmark go to to Ireland in 2011, turning into the primary British monarch to tour the nation in 100 years in what was seen as a key second in Anglo-Irish reconciliation.

Philip a ‘man of foresight, determination and courage’: Blair

British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, a key determine after the demise of princess Diana in 1997, on Friday hailed Prince Philip for his years of public service.

Blair mentioned Queen Elizabeth II’s late husband was “a man of foresight, determination and courage”, paying tribute to his environmental and charity work.

“He was often way ahead of his time in protection of the environment, in reconciliation between religious faiths and… the creation of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, which remains one of the most innovative and effective programmes for the bettement of young people anywhere in the world.”

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