US President Joe Biden with his wife attended Queen Elizabeth’s tribute program.
US President Joe Biden expressed his feelings for Queen Elizabeth.
About 500 leaders of the world, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend.
London. US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, who arrived in London on Monday to attend the state funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, paid tribute to her. Biden arrived with his wife at Westminster Hall in London on Sunday and paid tribute to the late Queen at a designated spot near her coffin. He made the sign of the cross and stood there silently and placed his hand on his chest. The body of the late Queen Elizabeth II is kept in Westminster Hall. The Queen’s state funeral will be held on Monday. Biden is also expected to attend a reception hosted by Britain’s King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla for world leaders at Buckingham Palace on Sunday evening.
Biden paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth, saying she always reminded her of her mother. US President Joe Biden said the way she looked. Like she’s asking ‘Are you okay? can i do something for you? What do you need? President Joe Biden said that Queen Elizabeth always reminds him of his mother. People across Britain observed a minute’s silence on the eve of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. The government had asked people to observe a minute’s silence at home, with neighbors or in programs organized at the local level to show national level respect for the late Queen.
About 500 world leaders, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend the Queen’s funeral. The funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey, where about 2,000 people are expected to be present. The funeral rituals will begin at 11 a.m. local time and end an hour later with a two-minute silence. (input ANI)
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 19, 2022, 05:28 IST