SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob will attend the coronation of Britain’s King Charles on Saturday (Might 6).
She’s going to go to London from Might 4 to 7 on the invitation of the UK authorities, stated Singapore’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs (MFA) in a press assertion on Wednesday.
Greater than 2,200 individuals are anticipated to attend the coronation at Westminster Abbey, together with heads of state, international ministers, royals and non secular representatives.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese are among the many world leaders who might be in attendance. Japan’s Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko may even make their first official go to to Britain for the coronation.
In London, Madam Halimah can have separate conferences with Vietnam President Vo Van Thuong and Fiji President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere, stated MFA.
She may even attend a reception hosted for abroad Singaporeans based mostly within the UK.
Mdm Halimah might be accompanied by her husband, in addition to officers from the President’s Workplace and MFA.
Throughout her absence, Mr Eddie Teo, chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, will train the perform of the Workplace of the President.