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Queen Elizabeth Britain’s 90-year-old monarch to step back from some charity work

Her patronage of some charities would be passed onto other members of the royal family in due course.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II turned 90 in 2016 play

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II turned 90 in 2016

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will step down as patron from a number of national organisations in the coming months after she turned 90 in April, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Tuesday.

Her patronage of charities such as the NSPCC, Save the Children and Barnardo, would be passed onto other members of the royal family in due course.

Also the sporting groups like the Lawn Tennis Association and the Rugby Football Union, would however be passed onto othrethe royal family in due course.

“Her Majesty will continue to serve as Patron to hundreds of charities and institutions but will now share this work with her family,’’ the statement said.

Report also says Elizabeth is the world’s longest-reigning living monarch. 

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