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Singapore president Halimah Yacob to attend Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

16/09/2022 10:19 PM

By Massita Ahmad

SINGAPORE, Sept 16 (Bernama) -- Singapore President Halimah Yacob will represent the republic at the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept 19, 2022 in London, the Foreign Ministry said.

She will be accompanied by her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, officials from the President’s Office and the ministry itself.

During Halimah’s absence, Eddie Teo, Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, will exercise the function of the Office of the President, the ministry said in a statement issued here today.

Queen Elizabeth II, the second longest reigning monarch in European history after King Louis XIV of France, passed away on Sept 8.

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