Monday, 13 March 2017

By Ayoub  Mzee-London
Today i was present at Buckingham Palace , where H.M The Queen launched the Queen's Baton.The Queen’s Baton Relay has officially been launched by Queen Elizabeth II as the countdown to the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018, finally begins.
The relay began with a ceremony and concert in front of Buckingham Palace before the torch heads off on a 388-day, 230,000km journey to the Gold Coast carrying a special message from the Queen.

The Queen, her husband Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, and their son Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, sent the torch on its way for a grand tour of all 52 Commonwealth nations and territories in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Oceania, Asia and Europe before it arrives to spend the final 100 days touring Australia.
Over  the  years ,the  buton  relay  has  evolved  into  a powerful symbol of  unity and  diversity of  the  Commonwealth of  nations
The  Buton  will  be  in  Tanzania  on  the 8/4/2017.Kenya on  the 5/4/2017,Uganda on  the 25/3/2017 and  Rwanda  on  the 22/5/2017