Japan-United States of America Relations

May 3, 2015

From April 26 to May 3, Mrs. Akie Abe visited the United States with Prime Minister Abe. Her visit to the United States was in line with the momentum of further strengthening of the Japan-U.S. relationship created by President Obama’s visit to Japan in April last year and Mrs. Obama’s visit to Japan in March this year. Mrs. Abe’s visit also showed the Japan-U.S. relationship possesses strong connections at various levels through Mrs. Abe’s visits to various sights and interactions with the people involved.

Events attended and Places visited

Boston (April 27)

Boston Latin Academy
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Meeting with Japanese Women working in Boston

Washington DC (April 27-30)

Great Falls Elementary School
White House Kitchen Garden
Meeting with people of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, and Walt Whitman High School
The National Museum of the American Indian
THEARC and Washington School for Girls
Meeting with former participants of JET Program

San Francisco (April 30)

Rosa Parks Elementary School
Kimochi Home
San Francisco State University

Los Angeles (May 1)

Homeboy Industries

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