Japan-Philippines Relations

February 10, 2023
Photo of the Meeting between Spouse of the Prime Minister and First Lady of the Philippines

On February 9, commencing at 6:40 p.m. for approximately 25 minutes, Mrs. KISHIDA Yuko, the Spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, had a meeting with Mrs. Louise Araneta-Marcos, First Lady of the Philippines, who is visiting Japan.

  1. Mrs. Kishida welcomed the visit of the President Ferdinando R. Marcos, Jr. and Mrs. Louise Araneta-Marcos to Japan and expressed her hope that their visit will provide a great opportunity to deepen the friendship between the two countries. Mrs. Louise, touching upon the charms of nature and traditional culture of Japan and the Philippines, expressed her hope for the further enhancement of the friendly relations between both countries.
  2. They also exchanged views, in a friendly atmosphere, on topics such as arts, food culture and cultural exchanges between both countries.

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