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List of foreign dignitaries expected to attend enthronement ceremony

Japanese Emperor Naruhito, left, and Empress Masako (Kyodo)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The following is the lineup of major foreign dignitaries by region who are expected to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony on Tuesday, based on a list provided by the Japanese government. More than 170 countries and international organizations will send representatives to the event.


-- Bhutan

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

-- Cambodia

King Norodom Sihamoni

-- China

Vice President Wang Qishan

-- India

President Ram Nath Kovind

-- Malaysia

King Abdullah

-- Myanmar

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

-- Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte

-- Singapore

President Halimah Yacob

-- South Korea

Prime Minister Lee Nak Yon

-- Thailand

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

-- Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc


-- Australia

Governor-General David Hurley

-- New Zealand

Governor-General Patsy Reddy

-- Tonga

King Tupou VI

North America

-- Canada

Chief Justice Richard Wagner

-- United States of America

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao

South America

-- Argentina

Vice President Gabriela Michetti

-- Brazil

President Jair Messias Bolsonaro

-- Chile

Former President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

-- Colombia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Holmes Trujillo

-- Paraguay

Vice President Hugo Velazquez Moreno

-- Peru

Minister of Culture Francisco Enrique Hugo Petrozzi Franco

-- Uruguay

Minister of Foreign Affairs Rodolfo Nin Novoa


-- Austria

President Alexander Van der Bellen

-- Belgium

King Philippe

-- Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik

-- Finland

President Sauli Niinisto

-- France

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy

-- Germany

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

-- Hungary

President Ader Janos

-- Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri

-- Monaco

Prince Albert II

-- Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander

-- Norway

Crown Prince Haakon

-- Russia

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council Iliyas Umakhanov

-- Spain

King Felipe VI

-- Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf

-- Britain

Prince Charles

-- Vatican

Cardinal Francesco Monterisi

Middle East

-- Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani

-- Bahrain

Crown Prince Salman


-- Democratic Republic of the Congo

President Felix Tshisekedi

-- Egypt

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El Anany

-- Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta

-- South Africa

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Candith Mashego-Dlamini

-- Zimbabwe

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Simbarashe Mumbengegwi

International Organizations, others

-- United Nations

Chef de Cabinet, Executive Office of the Secretary-General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti

-- European Union

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini

-- Palestine

President Mahmoud Abbas

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