Prince Albert of Monaco sends his “warmest congratulations” to King Charles III
Prince Albert of Monaco has sent a heartfelt message of congratulations to King Charles III on his accession to the British throne.
The letter, shared on the Prince’s Palace of Monaco instagramcame after the royal paid tribute to ‘inspirational’ Queen Elizabeth II after her death on September 8.
Prince Albert, who has met King Charles and the late Queen on numerous occasions, offered his “warmest congratulations” to the new King on his accession.
Prince Albert of Monaco sent a message of sincere congratulations to King Charles III on his accession to the throne. The royal family are pictured together at Oslo Cathedral in 2001
Prince Albert writes in a church guestbook next to a portrait of the Queen at a memorial
The letter, shared on the Instagram of the Prince’s Palace in Monaco, came after the royal paid tribute to the “inspiring” Queen Elizabeth II following her death on September 8.
He said: “The Princess and I wish you every success in leading the people of the United Kingdom and the many great nations of the Commonwealth. I am confident that under your rule, peace and stability will continue to flourish.
“I look forward to seeing the important work you have done throughout your life flourish even more in the years to come.
“Notably, the great weight you place on sustainability, addressing climate change and ocean conservation issues that I know we both believe are paramount to the future of our planet.
“On behalf of the citizens of the Principality of Monaco, I have the honor to share our best wishes for health and prosperity.”
Prince Albert, who has met King Charles and the late Queen on numerous occasions, offered his ‘warmest congratulations’ to the new King on his accession
Princess Charlene (left) paid tribute to a ‘great lady’ as she sent her condolences to the British Royal Family
Earlier, Prince Albert and his wife Princess Charlene attended a memorial service for the late Queen at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Monaco.
The couple also paid a heartfelt tribute to the ‘great’ British monarch last weekend.
Charlene, 44, said she was “deeply saddened” by the news of the Queen’s passing.
She added: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a truly great lady whose dedication and service have been recognized around the world during the 70 years of her reign.
“Today my thoughts are with his family, his children, his grandchildren, his great-grandchildren and the British people.”
The Prince and Princess of Monaco appeared deep in thought as they attended a church service for the Queen at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Monaco last week
Princess Charlene took to her Instagram account to send her condolences to the British Royal Family and the British people
Prince Albert also posted a tribute to the Queen on Instagram, praising her “inspirational” reign.
He wrote: “Her Majesty’s unwavering devotion and commitment to duty during her reign has always been hugely inspiring; He will be long remembered and admired.
“She has truly represented the unity and dignity of the United Kingdom over the past seven decades.”
Prince Albert and Princess Charlene are pictured at a memorial service for Queen Elizabeth
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden sits next to King Charles III and Crown Prince Albert of Monaco in May 2004
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at Balmoral on Thursday September 8 at the age of 96.
Following his death, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain paid tribute to their estranged relative with a heartfelt statement.
The Spanish Royal Family echoed the sentiments of Dutch and Swedish royals in praising the Queen’s sense of duty to her country throughout her historic 70-year reign.
Posting a letter to King Charles III on Casa Real’s Twitter account, King Felipe said he would miss his aunt Lilibet, a figure he held dear, “very much”.
King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla meet Prince Albert at Clarence House in 2006