Mayor Eric Adams paid his respects to Queen Elizabeth II early Friday with a visit to the British Consulate General in New York.
He arrived around 8:15am to sign the book of condolence for the Queen, who died on Thursday aged 96.
“It is with dismay that I learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She dedicated herself to a life of service that has influenced many,” Adams said in a expression Thursday night when he ordered all flags on city buildings to be flown at half-mast.
“She was a global force who will be remembered for her 70-year reign. Our deepest condolences to the Royal Family, the people of the UK and the Commonwealth.”
So does Governor Kathy Hochul ordered All landmarks in the Empire State will be lit up purple Thursday night and flags on state buildings will be lowered to half staff.
The Queen died Thursday at Balmoral Castle, her summer residence in Scotland. Their son Charles, 73, is now King Charles III.
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