Queen Elizabeth thanks businesses worldwide for being considerate during COVID

WION Web Team
London Published: Jun 19, 2020, 04:12 PM(IST)

Queen Elizabeth II (file photo). Photograph:( Reuters )

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'I wish all businesses every success in their endeavours in the weeks and months ahead,' the queen said.

As the UK reopened its economy, a lot of businesses, big or small, are trying to make up for the loss that they suffered due to the extended lockdown initiated to contain the spread of novel coronavirus.

Appreciating the businesses for their cooperation, understanding and efforts during and after the lockdown, Queen Elizabeth thanked Britain's Queen Elizabeth thanked the businesses on Friday.

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"As many organisations around the country are reopening, I send my warmest best wishes and support to business communities throughout the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and across the world," the Queen said in a message to the British Chambers of Commerce.

"At a time of great difficulty for many, it is heart-warming to see the civic response and generosity of so many businesses, small and large, to the challenges posed, whether supporting the health sector or vulnerable communities."

The businesses across the globe have been suffering loss due to the lockdown. However, as the retail industry reopened in the UK, the sales did observe a significant jump which has given a hope to the economists and the business owners.

"I wish all businesses every success in their endeavours in the weeks and months ahead," she said.

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