President Nechervan Barzani attends the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
News : 9/20/2022
United Kingdom (uk.gov.krd). President Nechervan Barzani arrived in London on
Sunday at the official invitation of the UK Government within the Federal
Republic of Iraq delegation to participate in the state funeral of HM Queen
In a reception
hosted by His Majesty King Charles III to the world leaders, The President of
Kurdistan Region was among the invitees to attend the event at Buckingham
Palace, where HE President Nechervan Barzani conveyed his condolences and
sympathies on behalf of the people and the Government of the Kurdistan Region
to His Majesty King Charles III, the Royal Family, the people, and the
government of the United Kingdom, and the Commonwealth. His Majesty King
Charles III expressed his appreciation to President Nechervan Barzani for
participating in the state funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Nechervan Barzani also paid respects to HM Queen Elizabeth II at her
Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall, the UK Parliament, where he was accompanied
by Dr Jaafar Muhammad Al-Sadr, the Federal Republic of Iraq’s ambassador and
Karwan Jamal Tahir, the Kurdistan Region High Representative.
On the second day of his visit,
President Nechervan Barzani joined dignitaries and leaders from around the
world to attend the state funeral service of the late Queen Elizabeth II, held
at Westminster Abbey in London, UK.
Following the conclusion of the
funeral service at Westminster Abbey, Kurdistan Region President Nechervan
Barzani took part in a reception hosted by the Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon James
Cleverly, for dignitaries at the Church House in London, where the President of
Kurdistan Region signed the book of condolences expressing heartfelt
condolences on the passing of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of
the Kurdistan Region and the Federal Republic of Iraq.
During the State Funeral, Kurdistan
Region’s President met many leaders and dignities, including President Joe
Biden, President Emmanuel Macron, the King of Jordan Abdullah II and many others.
18-19 September 2022