Japan-United States of America Relations

April 14, 2023

From 16 to 18 April, Mrs. KISHIDA Yuko, the spouse of Prime Minister, is scheduled to visit the United States of America.

  1. During her visit, Mrs. Kishida is scheduled to meet with the U.S. First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. In order to promote friendship, goodwill and cultural exchanges between Japan and the U.S., Mrs. Kishida is also scheduled to visit related facilities and exchange views with peoples concerned.
  2. This visit is at the invitation of First Lady Dr. Biden, and Mrs. Kishida will be her guest of honor.
  3. This will be the first time that the spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan will make a solo visit to the U.S. at the invitation of the First Lady of the President of the U.S. It demonstrates the unprecedented close and firm ties between Japan and the U.S. It is expected that this visit will further promote the friendship and goodwill between the two countries.
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