Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Saint Kitts and Nevis joined leaders and representatives from over 180 countries at the Ceremony of Enthronement of 112th royal leader of Japan Emperor Naruhito  in Tokyo, Japan over the past two days and joined in other related activities.The ceremony which is steeped in rituals and history, was attended by hundreds of dignitaries, including Prince Charles of Great Britain, and other members of royal families.
Emperor Naruhito, who had previously acceded to the throne in May following the abdication of his father Emperor Emeritus Akihito, declared at the solemn ceremony “I now perform the Ceremony of Enthronement at the Seiden State Hall and proclaim my enthronement to those at home and abroad.” Following the declaration, Prime Minister of Japan Shinz? Abe delivered a brief response and led guests in three cheers (Banzai salute).
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