« I have learn with deep sorrow this morning of the passing away of your dear father, His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III, and on this sad occasion I would like to convey to you and all members of the Grimaldi family, my deepest sympathies for your great loss. We shall always remember Prince Rainier with admiration.
Even though we cannot be a great source of comfort at this moment, we sincerely hope and pray that God will give your all the strength to accept His will.
Rania joins me in extending our heartfelt condolences and please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this truly difficult time.
May faith sustain you and God bestow upon you and your family patience, fortitude and comfort at these difficult hours. »