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Guests mark Elizabeth’s 90th birthday in Nyeri, Kenya

By Mose Sammy | June 18th 2016 at 12:00:00 GMT +0300

Regional Coordinator Central Naftali Mungatia (left) and Nyeri County Governors Economic advisor Dunstan Ngumo (right) cut a cake during Queen Elizabeth II 90th birthday at the Tree Tops Hotel, it was while on holiday at this hotel with her husband Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip in 1952 that she ascended to the throne following the demise of her father King George VI. PHOTO: MOSE SAMMY/STANDARD

Guests were on Thursday treated to a rousing reception at the Treetops Hotel at the Aberdares National Park which culminated with planting of a Fig tree.

This was part of the Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebrations attended by local and international guests.

The Queen’s actual birthday was on April 21 but her official birthday will take place later.

The monarch is marking her milestone birthday after becoming Britain’s longest serving monarch - surpassing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria - last year.

The Queen turned 90, one of many milestones in her record-breaking reign. She is already Britain’s longest reigning monarch, but on her birthday on April 21 which also made her the country’s first nonagenarian sovereign.

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