The State Counsellor of Myanmar to Visit Japan

October 21, 2016
Japanese

  1. 1. H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar will pay an Official Visit to Japan from Tuesday, November 1 to Saturday, November 5, 2016.

    2. During her stay in Japan, the State Counsellor will be received in audience by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, will hold a meeting with the State Counsellor and host a dinner in her honor.

    3. The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of the State Counsellor and hopes that this visit will further strengthen the friendly relations between Japan and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

    (Footnote) H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

    (1) This will be her first visit to Japan as State Counsellor. Most recently, she visited Japan in April 2013 by the invitation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in April 2013.

    (2) The State Counsellor held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe on the occasion of ASEAN-related Summit Meetings in Laos, in September 2016.