Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is predicted to host US President Joe Biden at Buckingham Palace forward of the G7 summit scheduled between June 11 and 13, in accordance to a media report on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be anticipated to take part in occasions within the lead up to and throughout the summit within the coastal area of Cornwall after India was invited as a visitor nation to be a part of the Group of Seven — the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US — by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
According to ‘The Sunday Times’, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is eager for the royal household to have a robust presence as a part of a pre-summit and post-Brexit appeal offensive of world leaders.
“There is a want from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to have a really sturdy royal presence earlier than G7 occasions, and all senior members of the royal household might be a part of what occurs,” the newspaper quoted a senior royal supply as saying.
The 94-year-old Queen, who has been primarily based at her Windsor Castle dwelling in south-east England by means of the coronavirus lockdown since final 12 months, might be hoping to return to her London palace and get a calendar of actions going at Buckingham Palace after a 12 months of pared-down occasions.
A one-on-one assembly between the monarch and the brand new US president is ready to be her first vital diplomatic engagement after she returns to London.
A so-called ‘delicate energy’ reception in June is predicted to embrace her son and inheritor, Prince Charles, and spouse Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in addition to grandson Prince William and spouse Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, underneath plans being drawn up by royal and authorities officers to cement the ‘particular relationship’ between the UK and US.
The Queen despatched the brand new US president a personal message forward of his inauguration on January 20.
According to royal aides quoted by the newspaper, Charles has already written to Biden to congratulate him on his appointment and is claimed to be delighted with a sequence of govt orders signed by the brand new president which tackle local weather change and the surroundings, overturning a lot of Donald Trump’s insurance policies.
During his UK state go to in 2019, Trump had damaged with the custom of arriving at Buckingham Palace in a motorcade, selecting to fly in by helicopter as an alternative “a transfer many believed was to keep away from the hundreds of protesters gathered in central London”.
In one other obvious breach of royal protocol, he had famously greeted the monarch with a “fist bump” as an alternative of a handshake.
The Queen has met each US president for the reason that begin of her reign in 1952, besides Lyndon B Johnson, with Biden now anticipated to be the subsequent in line for a royal interplay.