Prince William said he was honored to be the new “Prince of Wales” when he spoke with Welsh Prime Minister Mark Drakeford on Sunday, Kensington Palace said in a statement.
William was given the title, previously held by his father for more than 50 years, following the death of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, last week.
“The Prince acknowledged his and the Princess’s deep affection for Wales, having made his first family home on Anglesey, including during the early months of Prince George’s life,” the statement said.
“The Prince and Princess will spend the next few months and years deepening their relationship with communities across Wales. They want to do their part to support the aspirations of the Welsh people and highlight the challenges and opportunities ahead of them,” she concluded.
King Charles III waves to crowd as he arrives at Buckingham Palace
King Charles III arrived at Buckingham Palace on Sunday afternoon, after major UK cities held public proclamations announcing his accession to the British throne.
Royal fans waved UK flags to greet the king, who returned to his famous London residence at around 1pm local time, 9am ET.
He is due to hold meetings at Buckingham Palace with religious and Commonwealth leaders, according to a palace statement.
The King is due to receive the Commonwealth Secretary General and the Chancellor of Windsor, Buckingham Palace said. He will also attend a reception with the kingdom’s high commissioners.
this morning, public proclamations to King Charles III took place in the cities of Edinburgh, Scotland, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Cardiff, Wales.
Public proclamations are traditional ceremonies announcing the rise of the new monarch.
Charles went formally confirmed as the new King of the United Kingdom during a ceremony at St. James on Saturday.
Charles III will meet with religious and Commonwealth leaders this Sunday
King Charles III is due to hold meetings at Buckingham Palace on Sunday afternoon with religious and Commonwealth leaders, according to a palace statement.
The King is expected to receive the Secretary General of the Commonwealth and the Dean of Windsor, Buckingham Palace said. He will also attend a reception with the kingdom’s high commissioners.
The Dean of Windsor is the spiritual head of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle – where Queen Elizabeth will be buried alongside her parents, sister and Prince Philip.
On Saturday, Charles pledged the rest of his life to the monarchy after he was formally confirmed as the new king of the United Kingdom during a ceremony at St. James.
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