Old Bush State Funeral: From Washington to Houston for 2 days, many national governments will attend the tribute

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Old Bush State Funeral: From Washington to Houston for 2 days, many national governments will attend the tribute

2018-12-06 00:25:22 18 ℃

At 10:00 am Eastern Time on December 5 (23 pm Beijing time on the 5th), the national funeral of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, will be held in Washington, DC.

On December 4, 2018, in Washington, USA, President Bush’s memorial service continued. Visual China Figure

On November 30th, Bush died at his home in Houston, Texas, at the age of 94. At 5 pm on December 3, the body of the old Bush entered the dome hall of Capitol Hill under the guard of the military for the public to pay respect before the funeral.

On the morning of the 5th, many politicians from the United States and other countries in the world will attend the funeral to see off Bush. After the funeral in Washington, Bush’s coffin will be sent back to Houston that afternoon and buried on the 6th of the Bush Presidential Library and Museum’s Bush family cemetery on the campus of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University. Barbara Bush, 73 years old, and Robin, the early daughter, were buried together.

Old Bush’s entire funeral process lasted two days. At that time, many US media such as CNN and Fox News reported lively on Bush’s funeral process. 澎湃News (www.thepaper.cn) sorted out the general process of Bush’s funeral according to the relevant reports of the US media.

Time and place of funeral:

Wednesday (December 5th): Washington

A farewell ceremony at the Capitol at 10 am Eastern time

After 11:00 am ET, arrive at the National Cathedral Funeral Scene

At 12:30 ET Eastern Time, a farewell ceremony at the National Cathedral

1:15 pm ET in Andrews Air Force Base Holds Farewell Ceremony

At 5:30 pm ET, a welcoming ceremony at the Ellington Airport in Houston, Texas

6:45 pm ET Welcome ceremony at St. Martin's Church /p>

7:45 pm ET: Bush's body is placed in St. Martin's Church

Thursday (December 6th): Houston

8:00 am Western Time : Funeral Ceremony at St. Martin's Church

9:15 am Western Time: A farewell ceremony at St. Martin's Church

10:30 am Western Time: Short time at Union Pacific Railroad The farewell ceremony, where the remains of the old Bush will be transported to the burial place by a train bearing his name.

1:45 pm Western Time: Arrival at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University

2:15 pm Western Time: Arrival at the Bush Family Library and Museum's Family Cemetery < /p>

Who are attending the funeral?

The members of the Bush family expected to attend include George W. Bush’s son, the 43rd President of the United States, George Walker Bush, and his second son, former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb. Bush (John Ellis "Jeb" Bush).

CNN reported on Monday that former President Barack Obama, Clinton and Carter will also attend the funeral. The report also said that the former First Lady Michel and Hillary will also attend the funeral with former Vice President Biden and his wife Jill.

CNN also reported that US President Trump and First Lady Melaniya will also attend Bush’s funeral, but Trump will not speak at the funeral. He is expected to sit with other former presidents.

Children of former US presidents will also attend funerals, including Clinton’s daughter Chelsea Clinton, former president Nixon’s daughter, ricia Nixon Cox Couples, former president Ford's daughter Susan Ford Bales, former president Johnson's eldest daughter Lynda Johnson Robb and second-time woman Lucy Baines (Luci Baines) Johnson) couple.

In addition to all the former US presidents and many American politicians, many national politicians will also attend the 5th funeral:

Jordan King Abdullah II ( Abdullah II) and Queen Rania

Australian Governor Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynne

Polish President Anjay Andrzej Duda

Levo Wales, former Polish President Lech Walesa

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

< p>Charles, Prince of Wales, United Kingdom

President of Mexico, Carlos Salinas

Former British Prime Minister John Major John Major and his wife Norma

Badin King Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Prince Bahrain and King Bahrain Representatives

Pre-Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda

Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-thani )

Pre-Portugal President Anibal Vaco Silva

East Estonia President Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Pre-Kuwaiti Prime Minister Nasser Mohamed Ahmed · Nasser al-Mohammed al-Ahmed al-Sabah

Belgian Prime Minister John Swan