Queen Rania of Jordan re-wore the black coat dress she sported to meet the Queen in 2001 as she joined King Abdullah II for the funeral – after praising Her Majesty’s ‘generous’ advice
- Queen Rania of Jordan honoured Queen Elizabeth at her state funeral on Monday
- The royal wore the same outfit she wore in 2001 when she met the monarch
- The glamorous royal, 52, looked respectful in the black ruffled fabric wrap coat
- She seemed fond of the monarch and referred to her as the ‘Queen of the World’
Queen Rania of Jordan paid tribute to the Queen by re-wearing an outfit she had previously worn to meet the monarch when she attended her funeral.
The glamorous royal, 52, looked respectful in the black ruffled fabric wrap coat, as she attend the state funeral of the monarch with King Abdullah II at Westminster Abbey on Monday.
The mother-of-four first wore the ensemble during a visit to meet Her Majesty at Windsor Castle in November 2001.
Queen Rania of Jordan paid tribute to the life of Queen Elizabeth II by wearing the same outfit she had previously worn to meet the monarch in 2001 to her funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday alongside King Abdullah II
The mum-of-four first wore the ensemble during a visit to Windsor Castle in November 2001 to meet Her Majesty, Prince Philip (left) and King Abdullah of Jordan (right)
Queen Rania seemed fond of the late monarch and she referred to her as the ‘Queen of the World’ in a sweet Instagram tribute on Monday.
Sharing a snap of herself with her husband at the state funeral in London she wrote: ‘Bidding farewell to a Queen whose legacy will never fade or be forgotten. With His Majesty at Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in the UK.’
It comes after the Queen admitted she ‘looked up’ to Queen Elizabeth during an interview with the ITV News on Sunday.
She said: ‘Despite being the most important person in the room, she always made you feel like the most important person in the room.
Queen Rania was ver fond of Queen Elizabeth and said she ‘looked up’ to the monarch during her rein
The glamorous Queen Rania walked alongside the Duke of Edinburgh as they made their way through Windsor (pictured 2001)
King Abdullah II and Queen Rania looked sombre as they made their way to the state funeral in London
Queen Rania seemed fond of the late monarch and she referred to her as the ‘Queen of the World’ in a sweet Instagram tribute on Monday
‘She just had a very gentle and subtle way about her. Her elegance wasn’t just in her appearance but in the way she lived her life.
‘I just have the most wonderful memories of her, throughout the years, every time I met her, I felt she was warmer and warmer.
‘She didn’t always presume that you wanted her advice but she was very generous when you asked for it. I really looked up to her. To me, she is the queen of the world.’
Queen Rania also expressed her confidence in King Charles III as a leader calling him ‘incredibly intelligent.’
The glamorous royal, 52, looked respectful in the black ruffled fabric wrap coat which she paired with a elegant black hat at the state funeral
500 leaders from around the world crammed into Westminster Abbey to pay their last respects to Queen Elizabeth
‘He has been preparing for this role his whole life, we have known King Charles for many years and we know the man that he is’, she said.
‘He is incredibly intelligent, very thoughtful, genuine person. Everything he does, he does from the heart. He is the person best suited for this country at this time.’
Leaders from around the world crammed into Westminster Abbey to pay their last respects to Queen Elizabeth, who died last week aged 96, in her Balmoral residence.
Foreign dignitaries and heads of state including US President Joe Biden and Emperor Naruhito were also present at the historic service honouring Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and sceptre arrives during the State Funeral Service
The Queen’s final journey down the aisle of Westminster Abbey as he coffin was taken to it’s final resting place in Windsor