Canadian Prime Minister pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Westminster

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia

Prime Minister (PM) of Canada Justin Trudeau pay homage Queen Elizabeth II who is buried in Westminster Hall, London, England.

Trudeau was also one of the leaders of member states of the British Commonwealth who met King Charles III at Buckingham Palace on Saturday (17/9) UK time.

During the meeting, Trudeau offered his condolences to the son of Queen Elizabeth II.

“This afternoon at Buckingham Palace, I met His Royal Highness King Charles III,” tweeted Justin Trudeau.

“I offer my condolences to him and to the members of the Royal Family as they mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – my thoughts, and the thoughts of the Canadian people, continue with them,” he said. for follow-up.

Before that, he had also paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II through his tweet. Justin Trudeau has also confirmed that he will attend the Queen’s funeral with his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.

“Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II served her entire life and carried the burden of her duties with perfect grace,” said Justin Trudeau.

“Sophie and I were in London for Her Majesty’s funeral – and today we mark the solemn occasion by signing a book of condolences.”

Previously, King Charles III welcomed the leaders of member states of the British Commonwealth to Buckingham Palace on Saturday (17/9) local time.

In addition to Justin Trudeau, as the BBC reported, King Charles hosted Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Bahamian Prime Minister Philip Davis, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

They will join world leaders to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday (19/9).

Around 2,200 guests are expected at the funeral of Britain’s first monarch to be held in six decades.

Although the UK has not released an official guest list, the thousands of guests who will be attending include the British Royal Family, Prime Minister Liz Truss, British politicians and former British Prime Ministers, as well than more than 100 kings, queens and other heads of state.

Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday (8/9) at Balmoral Palace. Now his body is interred in Westminster Hall, London.

The Queen’s state funeral will take place on Monday (19/9), which will be attended by thousands of heads of state and other important guests.

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