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President leaves for Queen’s State Funeral

President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave for London this morning to attend the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

The State Funeral of The Queen will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11.00 a.m. UK time on Monday, September 19.

According to the sources, a large number of Heads of State are due to attend the Queen’s State Funeral.

President Wickremesinghe on September 11 visited the British High Commission and signed the Special Condolence Book.

The Government of Sri Lanka has declared September 19 a Day of Mourning and a Public Holiday in view of Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral. 

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