Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the demise of the UK’s Prince Philip and hailed him for his distinguished career in the military as well as him being at the forefront of many community service initiatives.
Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, passed away on Friday aged 99, the Buckingham Palace said.
“My thoughts are with the British people and the Royal Family on the passing away of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
“He (Prince Philip) had a distinguished career in the military and was at the forefront of many community service initiatives. May his soul rest in peace,” Modi said.