The King and Queen of the Belgians to Visit Japan
August 15, 2016
1 His Majesty King Philippe, King of the Belgians and Her Majesty Queen Mathilde, Queen of the Belgians will pay a State Visit to Japan from Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, October 14, 2016.
2 During Their stay in Japan, Their Majesties the King and Queen will make a State Call on Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress will host a State Banquet in honor of Their Majesties the King and Queen. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and Mrs. Abe, will hold a meeting with Their Majesties the King and Queen and also host a dinner in their honor.
3 The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Belgians and hopes that this visit will further strengthen the friendly relations between Japan and Belgium.
This will be His Majesty King Philippe's first visit to Japan as the King of the Belgians.