President of the Federal Republic of Germany to Visit Japan

October 21, 2016

  1. 1. H.E. Dr. Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Ms. Daniela Schadt, will pay an Official Visit to Japan from Monday, November 14 to Friday, November 18, 2016.

    2. During their stay in Japan, the President and Ms. Schadt will make a State Call on Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, will hold a meeting with the President and host a dinner in his honor.

    3. The Government of Japan sincerely welcomes the visit of the President and Ms. Schadt, and hopes that the visit will further strengthen the friendly relations between Japan and the Federal Republic of Germany.


    (1) This will be Dr. Joachim Gauck’s first visit to Japan as President.

    (2) President Gauck and Prime Minister Abe held a meeting during Prime Minister’s visit to Germany in 2014.