Charles to host lavish state reception at Buckingham Palace on eve on Queen’s funeral. Source: EXPRESS. Daily Briefing. Fred asks if this is too political a move for Monarch?

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Charles to host lavish state reception at Buckingham Palace on eve on Queen’s funeral

Senior royal family members, including Harry and Meghan, are also invited to the event.

By Charles Harrison

15:16, Fri, Sep 16, 2022 | UPDATED: 15:42, Fri, Sep 16, 2022

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King Charles III will be holding a state reception for world leaders, diplomats and international royals the evening before the Queen’s funeral. The historic reception will be held at Buckingham Palace. Camilla, now Queen Consort, will be hosting the event alongside the King.

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According to Omid Scobie, Yahoo’s Royal editor, senior royal family members, including the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have been invited to join.

Mr Scobie added: “Representatives from almost every country (some exceptions, such as Russia and Syria) attending, including New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, ambassadors from Iran and North Korea, and (making an extremely rare public appearance) Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan.”

Among those guests expected to attend are over 30 members of oversea royalty.

These include King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco.

Charles to host lavish state reception at Buckingham Palace on eve on Queen’s funeral

Charles to host lavish state reception at Buckingham Palace on eve on Queen’s funeral (Image: Getty)

World leaders coming to Queen's funeral

Jacina Ardern, Justin Trudeau and Yoon Suk-yeol are all expected to attend (Image: Getty)

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron will also be in attendance.

Among the politicians who will also attend are European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the President of India Droupadi Murmu.

Those visiting will also have the chance to attend the Queen’s lying-in-state, and have been invited to sign the condolence book at Clarence House.

The funeral will be one of the biggest policing events in Britain’s history as world leaders, kings and queens and huge crowds from home and abroad descend upon London for the event.

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