Praise for King Mihai
Former King Mihai received a lot of praise in Romania today. Yesterday the king announced that he has health problems and that he would withdraw from public life and hand over his public responsibilities to his eldest daughter Crown Princess Margarita.
Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis issued a statement in which he said he heard the news about the king’s health with worry and he hopes that the kill will find strength to overcome this difficult time. The president also hoped that the royal family would continue to contribute to Romanian society. Iohannis also praised the king: ‘it is important, especially in these difficult times, not to forget the courage and dedication that the king has shown towards his country since 1927’.
Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian orthodox also issued a statement: ‘the king is a symbol of the history of the Romanian people and of national dignity’. The patriarch also added he would pray to ease the suffering of the king.
The king’s grandson, former prince Nicholas also praised the king. Nicholas said that the king had always thought about his country, especially is the years in excile. He added that it was now the country’s turn to think about the king.Filed under Romania
Tagged Crown Princess Margareta of Romania, Health, Mihai I of Romania, President Iohannis of Romania.