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Brazilian State Visit

Tuesday, 7th March 2006

Brazilian State Visit

During the afternoon of Tuesday 7th March, The President and Senhora Lula da Silva visited the Abbey and The President laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

The President of the Federative Republic of Brazil and Senhora Lula da Silva were in the UK for a State Visit as the guests of Her Majesty The Queen.

The President and Senhora Lula da Silva were received the Sub-Dean, Canon Robert Wright, who presided over the wreath-laying.

At the end of the visit, the Sub-Dean invited The President and Senhora Lula da Silva to sign the Distinguished Visitors' Book.

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