Pall bearers carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top into St. George's Chapel, in Windsor, England, Monday, September 19, 2022, for the committal service for Queen Elizabeth II. (Jeff J Mitchell/Pool Photo via AP)/22091906
Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown was one of the many dignitaries who was invited to the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday morning.
attendance at the funeral came after a busy time abroad for Prime Minister
Brown, including being invited to the New Zealand High Commission in London
along with other dignitaries, and being hosted at the King’s reception at
Buckingham Palace ahead of the Queen’s funeral service.
Abbey saw over 2000 mourners – among them Prime Minister Brown – bid farewell
to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was 96.
was watched by billions of people worldwide, while during the week, people
queued up in London, many waiting for several hours, to see the Queen lying in
state in Westminster Hall.