Some 70 heads of state or government, among other prominent personalities, will on Tuesday attend the public enthronement ceremonies of the Japanese emperor, according to an official list of the Japanese authorities.

Emperor Naruhito, 59, ascended to the throne on May 1 after the abdication of his father Akihito, and his enthronement will be marked by public ceremonies to which representatives from more than 190 countries have been invited. EFE-EPA