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19 Sep 2022

Britain honoured the life of Queen Elizabeth II with a state funeral steeped in tradition on Monday. Sayyid Badr, delegated by His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, participated in the funeral service

London, UK – Delegated by His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi, Foreign Minister, took part in the official state funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II.

The service was held at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday. Present at the service were King Charles III of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Head of the Commonwealth, members of the British Royal family and a large congregation of world leaders and their representatives.

Sayyid Badr was accompanied by Hussein Mohammed Muqaibel, Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Oman in London.

The queen, the UK’s longest-reigning monarch, died on September 8 after a rule spanning seven decades. She was 96.

The funeral service took place at Westminster Abbey where the queen was crowned 69 years ago and where she was married to her husband, Prince Philip, 75 years ago.

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