September 30, 2022
These are the people who are expected to be in attendance

These are the people who are expected to be in attendance

Here’s the Expected Guest List for the Queen’s Funeral

The Queen’s funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey, which will be attended by more than 2,000 guests from around the world and 500 royals, heads of state and other dignitaries are expected to attend. It is set to be one of the largest international events hosted by the UK in decades. a BBC The report said most leaders have been “asked to come on business flights and be sent en masse from a site in west London”. The funeral will take place on September 19 at 3.30 pm (India time).

Who will be in attendance?

Members of the royal family from across Europe are expected to attend the funeral. US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will represent the United States. Most Commonwealth leaders will also attend the funeral, with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese having confirmed their attendance.

Other world leaders have also accepted the invitation, including Irish Taoiseach Michael Martin, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Italian President Sergio Mattarella as well as European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the BBC report said.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have also confirmed their presence, the report said. Japanese Emperor Naruhito, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron are also expected to visit. President Draupadi Murmu will represent India.

Who will not attend the funeral?

According to many timesUkraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will not be in the midst of an ongoing war with Russia, and neither will a representative from Russia or Belarus.

A BBC report said that no representative has been invited from Myanmar.

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