British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who stated on Thursday he would resign, is because of throw a giant wedding ceremony celebration to mark his marriage to spouse Carrie at his official Chequers nation residence later this month, the Mirror reported.
Johnson, who will stay chief till a brand new prime minister is chosen, is staying on partially to throw the “lavish” celebration, the Mirror reported, citing unnamed senior sources from Johnson’s Conservative Occasion.
Requested concerning the report, a Downing Road spokesperson stated: “The Prime Minister has a strong sense of duty and will continue to serve his country until a new leader is in place, solely to continue his obligation to the public.”
Along with their official 10 Downing Road residence in London, British prime ministers have historically used Chequers, a 16th century English nation home north of the capital, as a private nation retreat, a spot to host world leaders and sometimes, to throw events.
Johnson married Carrie, 34, final yr in a low-key, secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral in central London in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
The couple’s reported Chequers wedding ceremony celebration is deliberate for July 30 and anticipated to be “a much bigger and more glamorous affair”, the Mirror stated.
The Mirror, citing two sources, stated the Johnsons have been eager to go forward with the celebration, to which many family and friends members had been invited.
Positioned in a 600-hectare property the dimensions of greater than 1,000 soccer fields, Chequers has 10 bedrooms and an in depth artwork assortment. It has been in use by British prime ministers because the 1920s.
(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar; Modifying by Bernadette Baum)
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