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Irene Marcos to be ‘special representative’ to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:32 PM September 18, 2022
Irene Marcos-Araneta STORY: Irene Marcos to be ‘special representative’ to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Irene Marcos-Araneta, younger sister of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

NEW YORK, United States — Irene Marcos-Araneta will be the “special representative” of her older brother, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

Irene Marcos will be accompanied by her husband, Gregorio Araneta III, Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said in a statement issued on Sunday.

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They will attend the state funeral starting with the lying-in-state of the queen taking place on Sunday.

President Marcos is currently en route to New York City for a six-day working visit, including participating in the United Nations 77th General Assembly.

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Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of  96 last Sept. 8 and was succeeded by her son, now King Charles III.

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