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Royal wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan down aisle

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will walk down the aisle at the royal wedding on Saturday.

"Ms. has asked His Royal Highness The of to accompany her down the aisle of the Quire of on her wedding day," a statement issued by read.

"The of is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. to the royal family in this way," the statement added.

This development came after the reports surfaced that former and Meghan Markel's father has refused to attend her daughter's wedding to

As reported by the Sky News, Thomas took this decision after some pictures were released which showed him colluding with photographers which left him "deeply embarrassed".

Following this, the official handle of the said it is a personal moment for the family while requesting the people to understand Thomas.

"This is a deeply personal moment for Ms Markle in the days before her wedding. She and ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr Markle in this difficult situation", the statement read.

had reportedly suffered a heart attack but checked himself out earlier to prepare for the wedding.

Later, a couple of pictures were leaked depicting Thomas was caught unawares being measured for his wedding suit, looking at pictures of his daughter and her husband-to-be at an internet cafe, and reading a book about Britain while out having a coffee.

As per media reports, Thomas is known to be a private person, a fact that had worried Meghan about how would he handle the pressures of being in a constant limelight.

Meghan's mother is reported to stay with Meghan at the upon her arrival.

Meghan and are set to tie a knot on May 19 at England's

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 16:40 IST