Visit of His Imperial Highness Crown Prince and Former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda to South Africa to offer condolences on the demise of His Excellency Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Former President of the Republic of South Africa

December 9, 2013
Japanese

  1. On the demise of His Excellency Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Former President of the Republic of South Africa on December 5, in honor of his historic and universal accomplishment for humanity, the Government of Japan has decided to request His Imperial Highness Crown Prince and Mr. Yasuo Fukuda, Former Prime Minister, as an Ambassador on Special Mission, to visit South Africa to attend the national memorial services from December 9 (depart from Japan) to 11 (return to Japan).


(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)