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President Kagame signs book of condolences ahead of funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

By IGIHE
On 19 septembre 2022 at 06:15

President Paul Kagame, on Sunday 18th September 2022, arrived in London, the capital of England for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. As he arrived in the country, the President, who is also the Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth, signed the book of condolences at Lancaster House ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral scheduled on Monday 19th September.

Last week, Kagame also held a phone conversation with King Charles III and expressed his condolences for the queen’s death. King Charles III is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II who ascended to the throne following the passing of his mother.

Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday 8th September 2022. Following her demise, King Charles III was formally proclaimed Britain’s new monarch at a meeting of the Accession Council held at St James’s Palace last Saturday.

President Kagame went to England coming from the United States of America (USA).

Other dignitaries who have arrived in the country for burial of Queen Elizabeth II include USA President, Joe Biden ; the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau ; Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern and Anthony Albanese of Australia among others.

President Kagame signing the book of condolences ahead of funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

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