St. Kitts and Nevis will field an official delegation for the Coronation ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III, in London, on May 6.
The delegation includes Governor-General, Her Excellency Dame Marcella A. Liburd GCMG, JP; Deputy Governor-General, Her Honour Hyleta Liburd; Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Terrance Drew; Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley; Dr. the Hon. Denzil Douglas, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Naeemah Hazelle, Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office; Diaspora Ambassador Ms. Christine Walwyn; and Protocol Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Thouvia France.
The Coronation of His Majesty The King is a symbolic religious ceremony which formalizes the King’s role as the head of the Church of England and marks the transfer of his title and powers.
His Majesty King Charles III will be crowned alongside The Queen Consort.
The Coronation Ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
His Majesty will reuse vestments which featured in the Coronation Services of King George IV in 1821, King George V in 1911, King George VI in 1937, and Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, including the Colobium Sindonis, the Supertunica, the Imperial Mantle, the Coronation Sword Belt and the Coronation Glove.
Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Geoffrey Hanley will assume the responsibilities of Prime Minister in the absence of Prime Minister Dr. Drew.