GUESTS AND NATIONAL / SPECIAL DAYS
OF THE 2005 WORLD EXPOSITION, AICHI, JAPAN
10-16 September

September 9, 2005

  1. The following guests and national/special day events are expected during the period 10-16 September in connection with the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan:

    (1) H.E. Mr. Protais Nteziriba, Director-General of the National Office of Tourism, Ministry of Land Planning, Tourism and Environment of the Republic of Burundi, will visit Japan from 11 to 15 September, to attend the National Day event on 12 September at the Expo site.

    (2) H.E. Mr. Khakim Houseinovich Soliev, Minister of Economy and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, will visit Japan from 12 to 15 September, to attend the National Day event on 13 September at the Expo site.

    (3) H.E. Mrs. Yvonne-Adelaide Moundele-Ngollo, Minister for Commerce, Consumption and Procurement of the Republic of Congo, will visit Japan from 12 to 17 September, to attend the National Day event on 14 September at the Expo site.

    (4) H.E. Mr. Jose Luis Luege Tamargo, Secretary of the Environment and Nature Resources of the United Mexican States, will visit Japan from 12 to 18 September, to attend the National Day event on 15 September at the Expo site.

    (5) Hon. Paul Tiensten, LLM, MP, Minister for Trade & Industry of Papua New Guinea, will visit Japan from 14 to 17 September, to attend the National Day event on 16 September at the Expo site.

  2. The Government of Japan is pleased to welcome the dignitaries who will visit Japan as Guests of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan, to attend their own national/special days to be held at the Expo site.

NOTE:

(1) "The 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan" is being held for the period 25 March - 25 September under the theme "Nature's Wisdom".

(2) 121 countries and 4 international organizations participating in the World Exposition are scheduled to hold a NATIONAL DAY (for countries) or a SPECIAL DAY (for international organizations) event to celebrate their participation either at the EXPO Dome or the EXPO Hall at the EXPO site.

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