Prince Charles to visit Tokyo

UK-Japan News August 2019

Although Emperor Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on 1 May, the formal enthronement will not take place until 22 October. At the request of the British Government, Charles will represent Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth at the ceremony, the Evening Standard reported on 13 August. During the two-day visit, the Prince will participate in events that celebrate UK–Japan connections. His last visit to Japan was in 2008.