President Museveni and First Lady Mama Janet Kataaha Museveni have signed the Condolence Book for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
“Honoured that HE @KagutaMuseveni & @JanetMuseveni signed the Condolence Book for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today as we reflect on Her Majesty’s lifetime of service & dedication to the Commonwealth,” tweeted British High Commission in Uganda on Monday.
Her Majesty The Queen’s coffin left the Ballroom of Balmoral castle in Scotland on Sunday.
Accompanied by The Princess Royal and Sir Tim Laurence, the cortege travelled to the Palace of Holyroodhouse where it rested in the Throne Room until Monday 12th September.
The Wreath on the coffin features Dhalias, Sweet Peas, Phlox, White Heather and Pine Fir from the Balmoral Estate.
The State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen will take place at Westminster Abbey on Monday 19th September at 1100hrs BST.
Prior to the State Funeral, The Queen will Lie-in-State in Westminster Hall for four days, to allow the public to pay their respects.
Today afternoon, a Procession was formed on the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse to convey the Coffin to St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh.
The King and Members of the Royal Family took part in the Procession and attended a Service in St Giles’ Cathedral to receive the Coffin.
Members of both Houses of Parliament are currently meeting in Westminster Hall for the Presentation of Addresses to His Majesty King Charles III.
Her Majesty’s Coffin will lie at rest in St Giles’ Cathedral, guarded by Vigils from The Royal Company of Archers, to allow the people of Scotland to pay their respects.
On the afternoon of Tuesday 13th September, The Queen’s Coffin will travel from Scotland by Royal Air Force aircraft from Edinburgh Airport, arriving at RAF Northolt later that evening.
The Coffin will be accompanied on the journey by The Princess Royal.
The Queen’s Coffin will then be conveyed to Buckingham Palace by road, to rest in the Bow Room.
On the afternoon of Wednesday 14th September, the Coffin will be borne in Procession on a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster, where The Queen will Lie-in-State in Westminster Hall until the morning of the State Funeral.
The Procession will travel via Queen’s Gardens, The Mall, Horse Guards and Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and New Palace Yard.
After the Coffin arrives at Westminster Hall, The Archbishop of Canterbury will conduct a short service assisted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster, and attended by The King and Members of the Royal Family, after which the Lying-in-State will begin.
During the Lying-in-State, members of the public will have the opportunity to visit Westminster Hall to pay their respects to The Queen.
On the morning of Monday 19th September, the Lying-in-State will end and the Coffin will be taken in Procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey, where the State Funeral Service will take place.
Following the State Funeral, the Coffin will travel in Procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch.
From Wellington Arch, the Coffin will travel to Windsor and once there, the State Hearse will travel in Procession to St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle via the Long Walk.
A Committal Service will then take place in St George’s Chapel.
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