Written by Staff Writer
20 Oct, 2019 | 5:11 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st):- President Maithripala Sirisena will leave the country today (October 20) on an official visit to Japan in order to take part in the coronation ceremony of the Japanese Emperor Naruhitho which will take place on October 22nd.
The coronation ceremony will begin with the Emperor and the Empress Masako clad in royal clothes arriving at the main hall of the Imperial Palace. The invitees include Britain’s Prince Charles, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman and many other state leaders.
The coronation ceremony which is due to take place for 30 minutes will end with a statement made by Emperor Naruhitho following which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to make a congratulatory speech. The salute parade that was due to take place following the coronation ceremony has been postponed to November 10th due to the recent Hagibis typhoon which battered Japan. The emperor will be coronated as the 126th emperor of Japan.
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