Singapore president Halimah Yacob will be attending the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II later today (19 September).
She will be followed by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the President’s Office, as well as her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement last week that during President Halimah’s absence, the chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, Mr Eddie Teo, will exercise the function of the Office of the President.
The MFA’s press statement
Singapore’s Representation at the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
16 September 2022
President Halimah Yacob and Mr Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee will attend the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 19 September 2022 in London, United Kingdom. They will be accompanied by officials from President’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During President Halimah’s absence, Mr Eddie Teo, Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, will exercise the function of the Office of the President.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
16 SEPTEMBER 2022