Queen Elizabeth: PM Truss to accompany King Charles on tour of Britain to lead mourning
Truss, who was appointed prime minister by Elizabeth on Tuesday in her final public act, was one of several senior lawmakers to swear a new oath of allegiance to the new king during an extraordinary session of parliament earlier Saturday after the Queen’s death.
She was also present, along with six former prime ministers, senior bishops and several politicians, when Charles, 73, was officially proclaimed Britain’s new king in a colorful ceremony steeped in pageantry and tradition.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II and says the UK has prospered under her rule
Newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Liz Truss, on September 08 offered her condolences on the death of Queen Elizabeth II and said the United Kingdom had prospered under her rule. “We are all devastated by the news we have just heard from Balmoral Castle. The Queen’s death is a huge shock to the nation and the world. Queen Elizabeth II was a rock on which modern Britain stood. built. Our country grew and prospered under her rule,” said British Prime Minister Liz Truss. “Through thick and thin, Queen Elizabeth II gave us the stability and strength we needed. She was our longest reigning monarch. Earlier this week she remained determined to carry out her duties by appointing me as the 15th Prime Minister,” she added.
She then met Charles with other senior ministers at Buckingham Palace.
“In terms of the Prime Minister’s involvement, she will join the King as he leads national mourning across the UK, attending retreat services in Scotland on Monday afternoon, in Northern Ireland on Tuesday and in Wales on Friday,” the spokesperson said. journalists.