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Visit of President Halimah Yacob to Tokyo, Japan, 21 October 2019

by October 21, 2019 Politics

President Halimah Yacob, accompanied by Mr Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, is in Tokyo at the invitation of the Japanese government to attend the Enthronement Ceremony of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito of Japan.

President Halimah delivered remarks at a reception for the Singaporean community in Japan hosted by the Singapore Embassy. President Halimah reaffirmed the importance of the Singapore-Japan partnership and close economic and people-to-people linkages between the two countries.

Tomorrow, President Halimah and Mr Mohamed will attend the Enthronement Ceremony of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito, as well as the Court Banquet hosted by Their Majesties Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. President will also meet King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore