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First Minister of Wales pays tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh

Following the recent (09 April 2021) announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford pays tribute.

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford has expressed his sadness on the news of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and offered condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal family on behalf of the Welsh Government.

He recently said:

It is with sadness that we mourn the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Throughout his long and distinguished life, he served the crown with selfless devotion and generosity of spirit.

We offer our sincere condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, his children and their families on this sad occasion.

He will be missed by the many organisations that he supported as Patron or President over many decades of service”.

 

Channel website: http://gov.wales

Original article link: https://gov.wales/first-minister-of-wales-pays-tribute-to-the-duke-of-edinburgh

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