London: President Droupadi Murmu met King Charles III at a reception held at Buckingham Palace on Sunday ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral to be held today at Westminster Abbey in London.
Hon’ble President of India Droupadi Murmu met King Charles III at a reception held at Buckingham Palace today. @rashtrapatibhvn @DrSJaishankar @MEAIndia @VDoraiswami @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/81ZhxyDDDf
— India in the UK (@HCI_London) September 18, 2022
President Murmu also signed the Condolence Book for Queen Elizabeth II, at Lancaster House, London.
“President Droupadi Murmu signed the Condolence Book in the memory of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II at Lancaster House, London,” Rashtrapati Bhawan tweeted.
President Droupadi Murmu signed the Condolence Book in the memory of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II at Lancaster House, London. pic.twitter.com/19udV2yt0z
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 18, 2022
The President, on her own behalf and on behalf of the people of India, yesterday paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall in London where the queen’s coffin is lying-in-State.
The former head of state of the UK and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations passed away on 8th September at the age of 96.
Queen Elizabeth II will be cremated later today at Westminster Abbey. Many world leaders and members of European royal families are arriving in Britain to attend the state funeral of the Queen.
President Murmu arrived in London, on Sunday morning, to bid her last farewell to Queen Elizabeth II.
World leaders who will be attending the funeral are: US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Italian President Sergio Mattarellaand, Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.