Monday, January 21, 2013

More on King Peter's return

From Crown Prince Alexander.

Prince Alexander will accompany the remains of his grandfather, King Peter, to Serbia


Belgrade, 21 January 2013 – The casket of HM King Peter II of Yugoslavia will arrive at Belgrade Airport Nikola Tesla at 2pm tomorrow Tuesday 22 January accompanied by his youngest grandson Prince Alexander.

Meeting the casket of HM King Peter at the airport there will be Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander , Crown Princess Katherine, Prince Peter, Prince Philip and Prince Alexander, together with Crown Princess Katherine’s daughter Alison, H.E. Mr. Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister of Serbia and Prof. Dr. Oliver Antic, advisor to the President of Serbia H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic and members of the Committee for transfer of remains of members of the Royal Family, with an honour guard and representatives of the Army of Serbia.

The casket of HM King Peter II will be taken from the airport by special escort to the Royal Compound in Dedinje and placed with full honours in Royal Palace Chapel St. Andrew the First Called. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia will serve a requiem for the late King starting at 3 pm. Religious leaders will be present, the Crown Council and other dignitaries.

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