Minutes before the start of King Charles III’s coronation, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called it a moment of “extraordinary national pride”.
Mr Sunak, who, along with his wife Akshata Murty, will lead the procession as the UK flag is carried by a senior cadet of the Royal Air Force (RAF), in an Instagram post said. the event is not just a spectacle, but a “proud expression of our history, culture and traditions”.
“Today’s coronation is a moment of extraordinary national pride.
No other country can put on such a brilliant performance.
But it’s not just a sight.
It is a proud expression of our history, culture and traditions.
It is a vivid demonstration of the modern character of our country.
And a cherished ritual through which a new era was born.
God save the king!” he posted from his Instagram profile.
Rishi Sunak, a Hindu, will also make history by reading the Bible as head of the UK government.
The coronation of King Charles III – the first coronation of an English king since 1937 – was the religious confirmation of his accession to the throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, in September of that year. last.