It was a great moment for Meghan Markle when she accompanied the Queen to Buckingham Palace to attend the Young Leaders awards ceremony. The objective of these awards is to inspire young people from different walks of life to create a better world. It was a star-studded event with the likes of David Beckham, Sir Lenny Henry and Olympic boxer Nicola Adams who were present.

Sky News reports that in his speech, Prince Harry talked about the programs that are being held in the Commonwealth countries to improve the lot of the common man.

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The Young Leaders are people who get involved in various activities related to creating a better society. They tackle diverse issues like mental health, gender equality, food scarcity and climate change and Harry assured them that they will get full support.

New areas open up before Meghan Markle

Hollywood actress Meghan Markle has come a long way and is gradually settling into royal life. Her latest involvement was at the Young Leaders awards ceremony. This activity is meant to encourage promising youngsters [VIDEO] to work for society and tackle issues that are relevant to modern day living.

Some of these issues are food scarcity, gender abuse, and mental health. There are countries in the Commonwealth that suffer from lack of proper nourishment. Many people are unable to meet the demands of the present age and are troubled by mental problems. Gender abuse is another area that must be addressed, while climate change cannot be ignored. These are a few areas that the youngsters concentrate on. Those who have been identified as Young Leaders have a responsibility to inspire others.

David Beckham, former England and Manchester United footballer, has been associated with the program for the last three years. He was impressed by the youngsters and the stories they narrated. Among the guests were comedian Sir Lenny Henry who was knighted by the Queen in 2015 and Olympic boxer Nicola Adams. There were also participants from Australia, New Zealand, and Tonga.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to play an important role

According to News AU, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are scheduled to visit the Pacific countries at the end of the year. The Queen has named Prince Harry as a Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, and he will undertake a tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga along with his wife Meghan.

The Young Leaders Program is now in its "fourth and final year," according to News AU. It has been identifying 60 young leaders every year from across the Commonwealth and began in 2012 which was the Diamond Jubilee year of the Queen’s ascension to the throne. These young leaders will get full support to carry on with their social activities. They have been in the UK for the past week and have met the Prime Minister Theresa May and interacted with different institutions to add to their knowledge bank.