Visit to Japan of His Excellency Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

October 6, 2009
Japanese

His Excellency Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will pay an Official Visit to Japan from October 24 to 27, 2009.

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

Mr. Yukio Hatoyama, Prime Minister of Japan, will hold a meeting with the Prime Minister.

The year 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of the trade relationship between Japan and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of the Prime Minister, which will further strengthen the friendly relationship between the two countries.

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