News2023.05.04 10:02

Lithuanian president to attend King Charles’ coronation in London

BNS 2023.05.04 10:02

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and his wife Diana will travel to London this week to attend the coronation of King Charles III. 

King Charles III will host a reception for the heads of state at Buckingham Palace on Friday, and his coronation will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday

On Sunday, the president and his wife will attend a Prayer Breakfast organised by the Lithuanian Embassy in London and the local Lithuanian community.

Charles, who took the throne after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, will be officially crowned King on May 6 in a ceremony full of pomp and pageantry, with traditions dating back more than 1,000 years.

The event will be attended by dignitaries from all over the world and is expected to be watched by billions of people on TV.

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