By NRI Nation News Desk
According to a statement released by 10 Downing Street on May 6, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak marked King Charles III's and Queen Camilla's coronation with words of celebration and national pride. Sunak described the coronation as a proud expression of the country's history, culture, and traditions and a demonstration of the modern character of the United Kingdom.
He also acknowledged the contributions of friends from across the Commonwealth and beyond who witnessed the coronation celebrations, which included processions, pageantry, ceremonies, and street parties. Sunak emphasized that the coronation was not just a spectacle but a cherished ritual through which a new era was born.
The coronation took place in Westminster Abbey, with representatives of every faith playing a central role for the first time. He praised the event as a fitting tribute to the spirit of service that will define the Carolean Age, with people across the country performing thousands of acts of kindness to support their communities.
The Prime Minister urged the people of the UK to celebrate the weekend with pride in their country and to look to the future with hope and optimism. He encouraged them to make new memories that can be passed down to future generations, as the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla was a moment of extraordinary national pride and a vivid demonstration of the enduring nature of the British monarchy.