Justin Trudeau is in London for the coronation of King Charles III on May 6.

The Prime Minister’s Office is expected to officially confirm his UK visit next week.

The 74-year-old monarch’s coronation will take place on May 6 at Westminster Abbey in a religious ceremony presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Canadians will be able to celebrate Charles III’s coronation at a special event in Ottawa on the same day.

The federal Department of Canadian Heritage said it is preparing an hour-long program to mark the coronation with music, performance and poetry.

Last September, Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

King Charles III, Chief Commissioner RCMP

The prime minister confirmed the visit to London, announcing on Friday that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police had accepted the title of “Chief Commissioner” from King Charles III. RCMP. Her mother, Elizabeth II, was the first person to receive the title in 2012.

Queen Elizabeth II smiles at a woman visiting her at Queen’s Park during her last visit to Canada in July 2010. (Archives)

Photo: The Canadian Press/Chris Young

As Chief Commissioner RCMPMajesty will play an important role in recognition of importance RCMP By highlighting the rich history that connects the RCMP to the monarchy, both at home and abroad RCMPDuring the reign of Queen VictoriaCentral Police said in a press release.

there RCMP Acting Commissioner Mike Duhame and High Commissioner to Canada in London Ralph Goodale presented the royal family with a horse from the famous carousel at Windsor Castle. Mounted Police Named “Nobel”.

During the coronation procession in London, officers RCMP He will ride “Noble” and other horses donated to the royal family during the reign of Elizabeth II. there RCMP It mentions that during this reign eight horses were given to the royal family RCMPand three of them are employed as troops by royalty.

In a separate statement from Buckingham Palace on Friday, King Charles III was presented with an officer’s commemorative sword. RCMP Designed to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Federal Police on May 23.

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