Chief Executive Officer Ho Iat Seng has expressed deep condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, who “had devoted her life to Britain and the British people”.
“She was greatly respected and loved by the British public,” added the statement issued by the Office of Government Intelligence.
“On behalf of the MSAR Government and personally, Mr Ho extended his heartfelt condolences to King Charles III, other members of the British Royal Family, the British Government and the British people.”
King Charles III addressed those mourning on Friday in the first full day of his new reign as Britain and the world mourn the life of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Did.
Charles, 73, is the oldest monarch yet to ascend the British throne following the death of his “precious” mother at his Balmoral estate in Scotland on Thursday.
He was due to return to London from Balmoral, where the 96-year-old Queen died “peacefully” after a year of ill health and decline, at the height of her record-breaking reign of 70 years.