LONDON ( Associated Press) – King Charles III invoked memories of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, on Sunday as he delivered his first Christmas message as monarch, paying tribute to the “selfless dedication” of public service workers in Great Britain. Britain, many whose dispute is going on with the government regarding the salary.
Carlos, 74, also announced his solidarity with those who can barely pay their bills at a “time of great concern and hardship”. Like many other parts of the world, the UK is dealing with high inflation and declining purchasing power for ordinary citizens.
However, the king’s initial words were in memory of his mother, who died in September at the age of 96 after 70 years on the throne.
“Christmas is an especially emotional time for all of us who have lost loved ones,” Carlos said. “We feel his absence with the arrival of each season and we remember him with each revered tradition.”
After the death of his mother, Carlos immediately ascended the throne. The coronation ceremony is set for May.
In his televised speech, Carlos wore a navy blue suit. Unlike the Queen, who sat at a desk to deliver the annual speech, Charles stood next to a Christmas tree in St George’s Chapel, the church at Windsor Castle where his father and his wife are buried.
Carlos said he shared with his mother “a belief in the extraordinary ability of each person, with kindness and compassion, to touch the lives of others and shine a light on the world around them.”
“The essence of our community and the very foundation of our society” “lies in health and social service professionals and educators, and all those who work in public service, whose skills and commitment are at the heart of our communities,” Carlos declared. Did .