Queen Elizabeth II was model of dedication to serve her country, people: Presidency's Spokesperson



Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 04:42 GMT


Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 04:42 GMT

CAIRO- 8 September 2022: The Egyptian Presidency on Thursday mourned with deep grief and sorrow the death of Queen Elizabeth II, noting that Queen Elizabeth was a sublime model to be followed in the service of her country and people over more than seven decades during which she has contributed to striking a unique example for inspiring leadership and noble moral values.

In a statement released by the, the Egyptian Presidency said "The Republic of Egypt has received this evening the death of Queen Elizabeth with deep sorrow and grief and offer its sincerest condolences, in the name of the Egyptian leadership, government and people, to the British royal family, the UK government and its friendly people".

"Queen Elizabeth was a sublime model to be pursued in her dedication in the service of her people and country over more than seven decades. She has contributed in presenting a unique model for the inspiring leadership, the noble moral values and shouldering the responsibilities and honor of representing her country with ability and wisdom, along with the honest work of extending bridges of peace and cooperation among peoples and dialogue among religions and cultures to elevate the common human values shared by civilizations, till she has become a symbol of appreciation from the whole world." said the statement.

The Egyptian presidency added that "The Republic of Egypt, leadership, government and people, voice their deep sorrow and pain for such great loss, praying for God that her family, people and her lovers be patient and condoled over such loss".

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi voiced his sincere condolences in the name of Egypt and its people to the royal family, the British government and people over the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch of Britain, at the age of 96.

Posting on his official Facebook page on Thursday, Sisi said "I offer my sincere condolences, in my name and on behalf of the Egyptian people, to the royal family, the UK government and people on the death of Queen Elizabeth II that ruled her country for long decades with complete wisdom."

"I assert my resolve to work with King Charles III to enhance the relations of the two friendly countries and peoples" Sisi said.

"My condolences to the British nation in such great loss, and I am fully confident over King Charles's ability to fill in the vacuum left by the Queen's passing".

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the nation's figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday.

"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," Buckingham Palace said in a statement. "The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow."

Elizabeth's eldest son Charles, 73, automatically becomes king of the United Kingdom and the head of state of 14 other realms including Australia, Canada and New Zealand. His wife Camilla becomes Queen Consort. News that the queen's health was deteriorating emerged shortly after midday on Thursday when her doctors said she was under medical supervision, prompting her family to rush to be by her side at her Scottish home, Balmoral.




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