On Monday, President Zuzana Čaputová represented Slovakia at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey in London. On Sunday, Čaputová paid tribute to the Queen at her coffin in the historic Westminster Hall in London and later, along with other world leaders, she attended a reception hosted by the UK's new monarch Charles III in Buckingham Palace. At the invitation of the British side, Čaputová took part in the funeral together with her partner Juraj Rizman.
Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 on September 8. She was succeeded at the moment of her demise by her eldest son Charles, set to be crowned as Charles III.