President Draupadi Murmu arrives in London, will attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral
Britain has imposed a travel ban on Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia's attack on Ukraine. After not being invited to attend the funeral, the Russian Foreign Ministry has called it blasphemy and completely wrong.
President Draupadi Murmu has reached Britain to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain. She has gone to attend the state funeral on behalf of the Government of India. Where she will attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on 19 September.
United Kingdom | President of India Droupadi Murmu arrived in London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II— ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2022
State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will take place at Westminster Abbey on September 19
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About 2000 guests from around the world will attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain. In which the heads of states of all countries, members of the royal family, politicians, industrialists and prominent personalities from other fields are included. According to reports, Westminster Abbey has a seating capacity of about 2,000 people, so selected heads of state from around the world and one or two guests have been invited to attend the funeral.
Members of royal families of all countries will also attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II to be held on 19 September. Including King Naruhito of Japan and Empress Masako. It is also unique because no king of Japan has ever attended anyone's funeral. Apart from this, King William Alexander of the Netherlands, Queen Maxima and Crown Prince Beatrix, King Philip of Belgium, King Harald V of Norway, Queen Margaret of Denmark and Prince Albert of Monaco will also arrive in Britain to attend the funeral.
However, there are some countries which have not been invited to attend this state funeral. Russia, Belarus, North Korea and Myanmar are prominent in this list. Britain has imposed a travel ban on Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia's attack on Ukraine. After not being invited to attend the funeral, the Russian Foreign Ministry has called it blasphemy and completely wrong.