Prince Charles pays tribute to father Prince Philip as he talks about ’empty seat at the table’ – fr

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Prince Charles pays tribute to father Prince Philip as he talks about ’empty seat at the table’ – fr


Prince Charles paid a moving tribute to his father, Prince Philip in a video message marking the end of Ramadan and said that, like so many families this year, his family will also have an ’empty seat at their table’.

In a heartfelt speech at a virtual Iftar – community breaking the fast – the Prince of Wales, 72, spoke of the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the country.

He said: “I know that the past year has been deeply difficult for all of us, and I am all too aware of the impact of the pandemic on the Muslim community.

“This year, so many families, like mine, will have empty seats at their tables and friends will no longer be able to share the celebratory embrace after the Eid prayers. ”

Prince Charles (pictured), 72, paid a moving tribute to his late father Prince Philip in a video message marking the end of Ramadan and said like so many families this year, his family will also have a ‘seat empty at their dinner. board’

The Duke of Edinburgh died at the age of 99 on April 9, 2021 after 73 years of marriage to the Queen. Pictured commemoration of the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar, St Paul’s Cathedral, London 23 October 2005

He continued, “I can only say how deeply I am saddened by this tragic situation and how much my heart goes out to all those who have lost their loved ones. ”

The Iftar appearance was organized by the Naz Legacy Foundation and also included contributions from Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, the Bishop of London and the Chief Rabbi.

The online event was just one of a series of virtual celebrations aimed at encouraging people to stay at home during Ramadan, which ends on Wednesday.

The Duke of Edinburgh died at the age of 99 on April 9, 2021 after 73 years of marriage to the Queen.

In the heartfelt video speech given at a virtual Iftar - community breaking the fast - the Prince of Wales (pictured) spoke of the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the country

In the heartfelt video speech given at a virtual Iftar – community breaking the fast – the Prince of Wales (pictured) spoke of the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the country

Prince Philip, who designed his own Land Rover Defender Hearse, was laid to rest in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021.

The Queen – like the 30 guests who attended the service – wore a face mask and sat alone in the choir of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, while all mourners followed Covid guidelines and stayed socially left behind.

Among the guests were the Duchess of Cornwall, all of the Duke’s grandchildren and their spouses, the children of the Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret and three of the German parents of Philip – Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden; Donatus, prince and landgrave of Hesse; and Prince Philipp of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

Also in attendance was a close friend of the Duke, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, formerly known as Lady Romsey and later Lady Brabourne, who was Philip’s driving companion and one of his closest friends.

The online event was just one in a series of virtual celebrations aimed at encouraging people to stay at home during Ramadan, which ends on Wednesday.  In the photo, Prince Charles

The online event was just one in a series of virtual celebrations aimed at encouraging people to stay at home during Ramadan, which ends on Wednesday. In the photo, Prince Charles

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