London will host the summit of leaders of Commonwealth on which to discuss the question of who will lead the Commonwealth after the death of Elizabeth II, reports the BBC.
The title of the head of the Commonwealth is not hereditary and, in contrast to the British throne, will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales.
The official purpose of the London summit, which will be chaired by former President of the Republic Karibati anote Tong, is a discussion of the future of the Commonwealth of Nations, however, according to the BBC, one of the most important topics of the meeting will be discussion of the identity of the heir to Queen Elizabeth II. In April, the Queen turned 92 years old.
The Commonwealth is a voluntary Association of sovereign States, and consists of 53 countries and territories, mostly former colonies and protectorates of great Britain.