‘State funeral’ of former Prime Minister Abe Seven members of the royal family, including Prince Akishino and his wife, attend | NHK | state funeral

Seven members of the imperial family, including Prince Akishino and his wife, will attend the state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe on the 27th of this month.

According to the Imperial Household Agency announcement, former Prime Minister Abe’s ‘state funeral’ will be attended by
▽With Prince Akishino and his wife
▽ Second daughter Kako,
▽ Prince Mikasa * Princess Hirohito Nobuko,
▽ Princess Akiko Mikasa,
▽With Hisako, Princess Takamado
▽The eldest daughter, Tsuguko
A total of seven members of the royal family.

Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress and the Emperor and Empress will each send messengers and receive fresh flowers.

In July, Prime Minister Kishida, who is chairman of the funeral committee, asked the Imperial Household Agency to attend the “state funeral” of the Imperial family, and the Imperial Household Agency is considering precedents such as the funeral of the former prime minister was

* “Kan” is a font with a dot on the right side.

Past attendance of the Imperial family

At the state funeral of former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida in 1967, nine members of the Imperial family attended, including the Emperor and Empress, who were Crown Prince and Princess at the time, and Prince Hitachi and his wife.

In addition, eight members of the imperial family, including Prince Akishino and his wife, Prince Hitachi, attended the joint funeral of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, organized two years ago by the Cabinet and the Liberal Democratic Party. .


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