Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Day Speech: Praise For ‘Selfless’ Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola

Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Day Speech: Praise For ‘Selfless’ Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola

Queen Elizabeth II, in her Christmas Day speech, will praise the “selfless” work performed by health care workers fighting the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, media reports said. The speech has been pre-recorded and will be televised in lots of parts of the globe on Thursday afternoon.

The queen’s speech will reportedly be broadcast at 3:00 p.m. neighborhood time (ten:00 a.m. EST), and the theme of this year’s annual speech is reconciliation. The message, which was written by the queen, was reportedly recorded earlier this month in Buckingham Palace, and it is a single of the couple of occasions when the monarch expresses her own views devoid of any government involvement.

"I have been deeply touched this year by the selflessness of help workers and healthcare volunteers who have gone abroad to assistance victims of conflict or of ailments like Ebola, generally at excellent individual danger,” the queen will say in her annual address, according to BBC.

The 88-year-old British monarch will also speak about a new World War I memorial at the Tower of London, which features 888,246 ceramic poppies — one poppy devoted to every British or colonial soldier’s life lost in the war.

"The ceramic poppies at the Tower […]

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