Visit to Japan of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council of the State of Kuwait (Announcement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

June 18, 2004

H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, accompanied by a suite, will pay an official working visit to Japan from July 11 to 14, 2004.

During his stay in Japan, the Prime Minister will be received in audience by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to hold a meeting with Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan.

The Prime Minister of Japan is scheduled to host a dinner in honor of the Prime Minister.

The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of the Prime Minister, which will further strengthen the friendly relations existing between Japan and the State of Kuwait.

Provisional Itinerary
July 11 (Sun) Evening Arrival at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
July 12 (Mon) Afternoon Imperial Audience
July 14 (Wed) Morning Departure from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)

The events below are also scheduled during the stay in Japan.
   * Meeting with Prime Minister of Japan
   * Dinner hosted by Prime Minister of Japan
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