Visit to Japan by Mr. Miyeegombyn Enkhbold, Prime Minister of Mongolia

March 20, 2006

  1. Mr. Miyeegombyn Enkhbold, Prime Minister of Mongolia, and his wife, accompanied by a suite, will visit Japan from March 26 (Sun) to 30 (Thu) at the invitation of the Government of Japan.
  2. During his stay, Prime Minister Enkhbold will be received by Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress of Japan and will meet with Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan, to hold a summit meeting. Mr. Enkhbold will also attend the final day of the Spring Sumo Tournament in Osaka and present the Trophy of Prime Minister of Mongolia to the top-division wrestler wins the tournament.
  3. Mr. Enkhbold assumed the post of prime minister in January this year, and the upcoming visit will be his first overseas visit as prime minister.
  4. This year marks the 800th Anniversary of the Birth of Great Mongolia (counted from 1206, the year in which Genghis Khan came to power), and the Governments of Japan and Mongolia agreed that this year would be the Year of Mongolia in Japan and next year, the Year of Japan in Mongolia.
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