Visit to Japan by Mr. Verhagen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

October 20, 2008

  1. Mr. Maxime Jacques Marcel Verhagen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will visit Japan from October 25 (Sat) to October 28 (Tue) as Guest of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
     
  2. During his stay in Japan, Mr. Verhagen will exchange views with Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, on bilateral relations and on current international situations.
     
  3. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, it is expected that this timely visit to Japan by Mr. Verhagen will strengthen the dialogue between the Governments of Japan and the Netherlands, and further enhance their friendly relations.
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