Prince Charles Comments On Baby Lilibet's Birth At Recent Event

Prince Charles Comments On Baby Lilibet's Birth At Recent Event
June 9, 2021 - 17:42 / Hayley Paskevich

During a recent appearance, Prince Charles made his first remarks about Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's daughter! The royal paid a visit to an automobile factory in England before giving a speech, which is when he brought up Lilibet. See what he had to say!

Prince Charles has publicly acknowledged the birth of his youngest grandchild, Lili Mountbatten-Windsor! Charles delivered a speech during a recent engagement at the BMI Mini Factory in Oxford, England, which is when he brought up the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's newest addition.

Charles mentions being a grandfather again in speech 

Charles may not have mentioned Lilibet by name, but there was no question about who he was referring to! While talking about the future of sustainability and technology on Tuesday, the royal brought up how he has "recently become a grandfather for the fifth time."

A couple years prior to Lilibet's birth, the Prince of Wales became grandfather to Harry and Meghan's son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince William also gave Charles three grandkids with Duchess Kate— Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the MINI plant on June 8, 2021.

Charles on granddaughter Lilibet's birth: "Such happy news"

Charles reflected favourably on this recent life event, while addressing the importance of conservation for generations to come. "Such happy news really does remind one of the necessity of continued innovation in this area -- especially around sustainable battery technology -- in view of the legacy we bequeath to our grandchildren," he said. 

Earlier this week, Queen Elizabeth II attended her first public engagement after Lilibet's birth, virtually speaking with several foreign dignitaries. She is "delighted with the news" of the baby girl, and even extended a lunch invitation to Prince Harry in celebration of her grandson's new arrival!

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