According to Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth passed away on Thursday at the age of 96. She was the one who ruled Britain for the longest period of time and served as its symbol for seven decades.
The world mourns over the incident. Leaders from across the globe are paying tributes and expressing their grief.
Below enlists the reaction of several leaders:
Indian Prime Minister – Narendra Modi
“Pained by her passing, my sympathies are with Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s family and the people of the UK at this difficult time. She will be remembered as a pillar of our era. Her morals inspired leadership to her country and people. She exemplified integrity and integrity in public life.”
British Prime Minister – Liz Truss
Truss outside her office Downing street office and residence stated, “Queen has been a personal inspiration to me and I adore her so much”.
Modern Britain got it establishment and the Queen Elizabeth II was the cornerstone. Under her leadership, our country has expanded and prospered. She is the reason why Britain is the amazing nation today.
Scotland’s first minister – Nicola Sturgeon
“The UK, the Commonwealth, and the entire globe are deeply saddened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s passing. Her life was marked by exceptional commitment and service. I offer The King and the Royal Family my sincere sympathies on behalf of the citizens of Scotland.”
US President – Joe Biden
President Joe Biden was informed of her death by senior advisers during a meeting in the Oval Office.
Elizabeth, who had met more than a dozen American presidents, “was a stateswoman of unmatched dignity and constancy who deepened the bedrock alliance between the United Kingdom and the United States,” he and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement, saying she “she defined an era.”
They later went to the British Embassy to offer condolences. “We mourn for all of you. Biden told embassy staff telling “She was a fantastic lady”.
Pakistan President – Arif Alvi
Dr. Arif Alvi, the president of Pakistan, has sent his profound sympathies to the Royal family, the government, and the people of Great Britain on the second-longest reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away on Friday.
Pakistan Prime Minister – Shehbaz Sharif
Pakistan joins the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries in expressing their profound sorrow on the loss of Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Sending my heartfelt sympathies to the Royal Family, the British people, and the government.
Russian President – Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin telegraphed to King Charles III. “For many decades, Elizabeth II justifiably enjoyed the love and respect of her subjects, as well as power on the world stage. I hope you have the fortitude to bear this severe, irreparable loss.
Spain’s King Felipe
After Queen Elizabeth, the British monarch with the longest reign, passed away at age 96 on Thursday, King Felipe of Spain sent a telegram expressing his sympathies to the British Royal family.
The telegram states, subsequently distributed to media sources, “You are all in our hearts and thoughts. We will miss you sincerely.”
Israeli Prime Minister – Yair Lapid
Yair wrote on Twitter. Queen leaves behind an unmatched history of leadership and service, and I extend my sympathies to the Royal and the citizens of the United Kingdom on behalf of the Israeli government and people. May her legacy be for a blessing.
France President – Emmanuel Macron
Following the news of Queen’s passing, President Emmanuel Macron praised Queen Elizabeth II as “a friend of France, who defined her country and her century as never before.”
I remember Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a friend of France, a kind-hearted monarch who has made a lasting imprint on her country and his century. For more than 70 years, she represented the continuity and unity of the British nation.
Canadian Prime Minister – Justin Trudeau
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was a mainstay in our lives, and her devotion to Canadians will always be a significant part of our nation’s history. It was with the hardest of emotions that we learnt of her demise. She was Canada’s longest-reigning Sovereign.
Ukrainian President – Volodymyr Zelensky
“We were shocked and saddened to learn of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s passing. We at UA send our deepest sympathies for this irreparable loss to the Royal Family, the whole United Kingdom, and the Commonwealth. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.”
Czech Prime Minister – Petr Fiala
“Sending profound condolences to the Royal family, the British people, and the people of the Commonwealth. The passing of Her Majesty the Queen, Elizabeth II, extremely sadden me”