Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine and family were deeply saddened by the death of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander sent condolences to President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, the people of South Africa and President Mandela’s family. The Crown Prince said: “The world has lost a great statesman and liberator that everyone loved and admired. My wife, family and I extend our condolences to you, the people of South Africa and the family of President Nelson Mandela”.

Their Royal Highnesses will always remember meeting with President Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, South Africa and how much they enjoyed the conversations and the late President’s wisdom. It was also a great pleasure for Their Royal Highnesses to see President Nelson Mandela and President FW De Klerk together for the seventieth birthday of President FW de Klerk. Both presidents became good friends.