Prince Charles Philip Arthur George has been announced as King Charles III of Britain in an elaborate ceremony at St. James’s Palace in London, the capital of the United Kingdom. Charles III was inaugurated as king in front of an official assembly called the Council of Accession at St James’s Palace on Saturday morning local time.
UK MPs took the oath of allegiance to King Charles III in the House of Commons on Saturday afternoon. MPs swear, ‘I swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and give true obedience to His Majesty Charles, his heirs and successors in law, God help him.’
Congratulatory messages poured into London from around the world following the official announcement of Charles III as the new King of the United Kingdom. European Council President Charles Michel wished the new British monarch a ‘successful and glorious reign’.
King Philip VI of Spain sent a message saying, ‘On my behalf and on behalf of the Spanish government and people, I wish to extend my hearty congratulations to His Majesty on the auspicious occasion of the announcement of his accession to the throne.’
Even Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings. In his greeting message, he said, ‘Please accept my heartiest congratulations on ascending the throne. I wish Your Majesty success, good health and all the best.’
London Mayor Sadiq Khan also wished Charles well. “On behalf of all Londoners, I wish our new King, King Charles III, every success,” Khan said in a tweet. Because His Highness has accepted this important responsibility.’
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at the age of 96 on Thursday afternoon local time after the longest reign in UK history. The death of Queen Elizabeth II is flooding across the United Kingdom. Mourning will be observed across the UK from Friday (September 9) for the next 10 days. Therefore, it is assumed that the funeral of the queen will be on September 19. The day of the Queen’s funeral has been declared a public holiday by the country’s new King Charles III. He announced this in an order.