UK envoy briefs Indian Vice-President on King's Coronation
British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis called on Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar to discuss the preparations for the coronation of King Charles III at Westminster Abbey.
This meet came after the official statement was released which said that Dhankar will attend the coronation ceremony of King Charles III in London, United Kingdom on May 6.
The Vice President will be on a two-day visit to London from May 5 to 6 and will attend the coronation ceremony on behalf of the Government of India.
India and UK have a historic relationship and share values of democracy, the rule of law and many complementarities and convergences. The relationship was elevated to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in 2021 with the adoption of Roadmap 2030 for Future Relations.
In 2022, President Droupadi Murmu visited London, United Kingdom (UK) on September 17-19 to attend the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offered her condolences.
The new British sovereign will be crowned alongside his wife, Camilla, in a deeply religious service at Westminster Abbey that will take place on the morning of May 6.