BREAKING: Government Declares Public Holiday For Queen Elizabeth II
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has declared three days of national mourning in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II begining from today September 9, 2022, till sunset on Monday September 12, 2022.
This online news platform understands that the Kenyan government has also directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast at State House and all Kenyan Diplomatic Missions, Public Buildings and Public Grounds, all Military Bases, Posts, and Stations, on all Naval Vessels of the Republic of Kenya, and however elsewhere throughout the Republic of Kenya from dawn on today until sunset on Monday.
The government said the flag shall also be flown at half-mast for the same length of time at all High Commissions, Embassies, Consulates, Diplomatic Offices, and other facilities of the Republic of Kenya abroad.
The United Kingdom’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96, at Balmoral.
Kenya is one of 36 Commonwealth countries for whom the Queen has served as a symbolic figurehead.