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World Leaders Started Gathering For Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

World Leaders Started Gathering For Queen Elizabeth's Funeral
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The world’s leaders begin joining in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2022, for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, as William and Harry are set to lead a vigil of her grandchildren at her coffin. The queen’s death on September 8, 2022, aged 96, after a record-breaking 70 years on the throne, has flashed an outpouring of emotion. Members of the public braved waits that at one point were calculated to be up to 24 hours and chilly night-time temperatures to view her coffin. The article is about World Leaders Started Gathering For Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral.

Lines had snaked for miles along the River Thames when her coffin was brought to the UK parliament complex to lie in state. Police are mounting Britain’s biggest-ever security operation for Monday’s funeral, as hundreds of dignitaries, including US President Joe Biden, are set to jet in. The queen’s successor, King Charles III, will meet with the prime ministers of the Commonwealth realms, the 14 former colonies over which he now reigns in addition to Britain.

Following this, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, on September 15, 2022, reached London en route to New York to attend the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). A VVIP chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage landed at London Stansted International Airport at 5 pm local time. Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ms. Saida Muna Tasneem, received her at the airport.

The flight departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 10:35 am. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave London for New York immediately after attending the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022. She will stay in the US till October 2.

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