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PHOTO GALLERY: Egypt bids farewell to former UN secretary-general Boutros Ghali




Egyptian scouts carry the coffin of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali during his funeral in front of the Saint Peter and Paul Coptic Orthodox church in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Egyptian scouts carry the coffin of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali during his funeral in front of the Saint Peter and Paul Coptic Orthodox church in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

An Egyptian policeman stands in front of the Saint Peter and Paul Coptic Orthodox church in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo prior to the funeral procession of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Egyptian policemen stand in front of the Saint Peter and Paul Coptic Orthodox church in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo prior to the funeral procession of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Egyptian scouts carry the coffin of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali during his funeral in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

The car carrying the coffin of Egypt's former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali arrives in the Abassiya district of the capital Cairo during his funeral on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

The coffin containing the body of former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali is seen during the military funeral, attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Cairo, Egypt February 18, 2016, in this handout courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. Boutros Boutros-Ghali died at a hospital on Tuesday (Reuters)

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) shakes hands with Leia Maria, wife of former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, during Boutros-Ghali's military funeral in Cairo, Egypt February 18, 2016, in this handout courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency (Reuters)

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) attends a military funeral for former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali who died at a hospital on Tuesday, in Cairo, Egypt February 18, 2016, in this handout courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency (Reuters)

Leia Boutros-Ghali (L), the wife of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali sits next to her husbands coffin draped in the Egyptian flag during his funeral at the St Peter and St Paul Coptic Orthodox church that was built by his family in Cairo's Abbasiya district, on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Mourners attend the funeral of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali at the St Peter and St Paul Orthodox church that was built by his family in Cairo's Abbasiya district, on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Leia Boutros-Ghali (L), the wife of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali sits next to her husbands coffin draped in the Egyptian flag during his funeral at the St Peter and St Paul Coptic Orthodox church that was built by his family in Cairo's Abbasiya district, on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

Mourners attend the funeral of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali at the St Peter and St Paul Orthodox church that was built by his family in Cairo's Abbasiya district, on February 18, 2016 (AFP)

The Egyptian flag is seen draped over the coffin of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali during his funeral at the St Peter and St Paul Coptic Orthodox church that was built by his family in Cairo's Abbasiya district, on February 18, 2016 (AFP)