PM in London to attend the late Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

PM in London to attend the late Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

By Alipate Narawa
Monday 19/09/2022
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (right) is joined by Fiji's High Commissioner to the UK, Jitoko Tikolevu (center) paid their respects to Her late Majesty the Queen at Westminster Hall in London [Image: Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama Facebook]

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is in London and will be attending the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today at the invitation of Buckingham Palace.

Bainimarama tweeted that he had an emotional arrival in London.

He joined mourners at Westminster Hall to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state.

He also witnessed the changing of the guard, also known as catafalque party, saying that it was a show of duty, discipline, and affection that he will never forget.

Meanwhile, President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere will also host a live-broadcast Commemoration Service at 10am tomorrow at the State House.

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