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President Obama not to attend Muhammad Ali's funeral

The White House Has Said President Barack Obama Will Not Attend Muhammad Ali’s Funeral, Which Coincides With His Oldest Daughter’s Graduation.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Jun 2016, 05:18:38 PM
President Obama will not attend Muhammad Ali's funeral


The White House has said President Barack Obama will not attend Muhammad Ali’s funeral, which coincides with his oldest daughter’s graduation.

“They will be attending Malia’s high school graduation ceremony in Washington, DC,” said spokeswoman Jen Friedman.

Instead, a close aide “will read a letter from the president and the first lady as part of Friday’s service in Louisville.” 

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First Published : 08 Jun 2016, 10:06:00 AM