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Prince Charles and Camilla share a poignant message days after Prince Philip's service of thanksgiving

The Duke or Edinburgh’s memorial took place on Tuesday

Prince Charles delighted royal fans with a poignant message he shared on Saturday ahead of Ramadan, four days after Prince Philip's memorial service.

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Addressing the Muslim community, the Prince of Wales made the powerful statement to the Clarence House Instagram page, along with a photo of himself and the Duchess of Cornwall attending the Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt last year.



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Captioning the picture was the message: "As Muslims across the United Kingdom and the wider Commonwealth begin a period of fasting and prayer at the start of Ramadan, my wife joins me in taking this opportunity to convey our warmest good wishes to all those observing this month.

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"Ramadan provides time to reflect on one’s own blessings and to give gratitude for them. One of the greatest ways of showing gratitude in Islam, I understand, is by being of service to those less fortunate in our society.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Clarence House (@clarencehouse)

The Duke and Duchess took to social media

"The generosity of spirit and kind-hearted hospitality of Muslims does not cease to astound me and I am sure that as we enter more uncertain times, with many now struggling to cope with increasing challenges, the Muslim community will again be a source of immense charitable giving this Ramadan.

"There is much we can all learn from the spirit of Ramadan – not only the generosity, but also abstention, gratefulness and togetherness in prayer which will give great comfort to many across the world during this blessed month.

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The Duchess wore light pink when visiting the Mosque

"I pray that all Muslims have a blessed Ramadan. Ramadan Mubarak.

"- HRH The Prince of Wales."

Royal fans were delighted to hear from the Duke and Duchess. One commented: "Waalaikkummusalaam. Thank you, your Royal Highness. May Allah SWT bless you and our family happiness and good health."

Another fan said: "Wa alaykum salaam warahmatullaahi wabarakatuh. Thank you for the wishes." Another follower replied: "Happy Ramadan Prince."

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