WORLD : Charles and Di Set Japan Trip
Prince Charles and his wife, Diana, will attend the enthronement of Emperor Akihito of Japan in November, Buckingham Palace announced today.
Charles, heir to the British throne, will represent his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, at the Nov. 12 ceremony in Tokyo.
The royal couple will be in Japan while Britain is observing Remembrance Sunday, the annual commemoration of the nation’s war dead.
They will lay a wreath at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Yokohama, where more than 1,200 British and other Allied soldiers killed in World War II are buried.