US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Friday (local time) will depart for the UK to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The latter breathed her last on September 9.
The President and First Lady will leave the White House for Joint Base Andrews to board a flight to London on the friday morning to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II who breathed her last on September 9. According to a White House news statement, the departure from the South Lawn will be accessible to the media.
Both will pay respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and will sign the Official Condolence Book for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the venue on Saturday.
After that they will be attending a Reception hosted by His Majesty King Charles III.
Numerous guests, including world leaders in politics, members of the royal family, and dignitaries, will travel to the UK for the funeral.
Few nations that didn’t make the cut are Russia, Belarus, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Syria, and Venezuela as revealed by the New York Post.
According to the New York Post, 750,000 people will attend the funeral and costing more than $7 million will be the most expensive single-day operation in UK history.
The British Mi5 and Mi6 intelligence agencies will collaborate with the Secret Service, London’s Metropolitan Police, and other law enforcement agencies to secure the unusual number of foreign leaders who are anticipated at the funeral on Monday.