Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is leaving for the UK to attend the coronation of His Majesty King Charles the Third. He will be representing Pakistan at the coronation.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that the British monarch has been a great friend of Pakistan and the two countries enjoy multi-faceted relations. The Prime Minister also revealed that he will also engage with the Commonwealth leaders.
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“Leaving for the UK today to represent Pakistan at the coronation ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III. The UK-Pakistan relations are rooted in shared history and multifaceted bonds that have grown stronger over the decades. The British monarch and the Royal Family have been great friends of Pakistan,” Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said.
“I will also use the opportunity to attend the Commonwealth leaders’ summit as well as engage with other world leaders bilaterally,” he further added.
Leaving for the UK today to represent Pakistan at the the coronation ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III. The UK-Pakistan relations are rooted in shared history & multifaceted bonds that have grown stronger over the decades. The British monarch & the royal family have been…
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) May 3, 2023
After Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 95 in September last year, her son Charles became the monarch. The coronation of King Charles will take place on May 6. Hundreds of people including heads of state, diplomats, and celebrities are scheduled to attend the historic event.
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A contingent of Pakistani armed forces also arrived in Britain to join international forces taking part in the coronation of King Charles III, as rehearsals are underway for the largest military ceremonial operation in a generation.
A 10-member contingent from Pakistan arrived at the British Army Training Center Pirbright and started rehearsing for the grand parade to be held in honor of the heir to the British throne.
Pakistani forces will be among the several military units and organizations from across the globe who flocked to the UK for the parade. Soldiers will display their skills and participate in the parade.