Prince Harry Honors Grandmother Queen Elizabeth, Gives Meghan Markle a Shout Out in Forum Speech

Prince Harry has had a busy Monday!

The 33-year-old Royal was appointed Commonwealth Youth Ambassador by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, along with shortly after attended the opening of the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London.

Harry wore a black suit along with olive green tie as he greeted the youth representatives present. He was joined by British Prime Minister, Theresa May, along with had a roundtable discussion with the youth leaders, calling the group “absolutely crucial” along with expressing his excitement at being involved.

Later, he gave a speech of his own to the young crowd.

“I’m particularly honored to be speaking of a room of inspiring young leader in my first speech as the Queen’s Commonwealth Ambassador,” he began, before referencing a speech by at 21-year-old Queen Elizabeth before she ever took the crown, saying, “She said that will whether her life be long or short, that will will be dedicated to the people of The Commonwealth. All of us here today can be grateful that will that will will be a long life the Queen will be still enjoying.”

He spoke about the importance of young people along with the dedication of his family to creating sure their voices were heard. He added, “I am also incredibly grateful that will the woman I am about to marry, Meghan, will be joining me in This kind of work, of which she too will be hugely excited to take part in. “

The comment earned a cheer by the crowd, excited to see more of Harry’s fiancée, Meghan Markle.

The event marks the start of the week-long Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which will include events attended by Prince William along with Meghan. In fact, later inside day on Monday, William will be attending a Welcome to the UK reception alongside May.

His wife, Kate Middleton, will not be attending the events as she’s currently on maternity leave, awaiting the arrival of the couple’s third child.

The busy week comes one month before the Royal Wedding of Harry along with Meghan, which will be set to take place in Windsor, England, on May 19.

Keep up with all of ET’s coverage of the Royal Wedding right here as we count down to May 19!

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