Visit to Japan of His Excellency Mr. Eduard Amvrosievich Shevardnadze, President of Georgia, and Mrs. Shevardnadze (Announcement by the Press Secretary / Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

February 19, 1999

      His Excellency Mr. Eduard Amvrosievich Shevardnadze, President of Georgia, and Mrs. Shevardnadze, accompanied by a suite, will pay an official working visit to Japan from March 4 to 8, 1999.

      During their stay in Japan, the President and Mrs. Shevardnadze will make a State Call on Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress of Japan.

      Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress will host a Court Luncheon in honor of the President and Mrs. Shevardnadze.

      The President will hold official talks with the Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi.

      The Prime Minister and Mrs. Obuchi will host a Dinner in honor of the President and Mrs. Shevardnadze.

      The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of the President and Mrs. Shevardnadze, which will further strengthen the friendly relations existing between Japan and Georgia.
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