JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Vietnam premier attends Japanese Emperor’s enthronement ceremony in Tokyo

Vietnam premier attends Japanese Emperor’s enthronement ceremony in Tokyo

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 14:25 GMT+7
Vietnam premier attends Japanese Emperor’s enthronement ceremony in Tokyo
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is welcomed at Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Japan on October 22, 2019. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday morning, commencing his trip to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito.

PM Phuc was welcomed by representatives of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam at Narita International Airport.

The premier was accompanied by Minister and Chairman of the Government’s Office Mai Tien Dung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung, and his assistant Bui Huy Tung.

He attended the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito on the afternoon of the same day.

Crown Prince Naruhito ascended to the throne as the 126th Emperor of Japan on May 1, starting the Reiwa era.

PM Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is greeted by representatives of the Japanese government at Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Japan on October 22, 2019. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
PM Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is greeted by representatives of the Japanese government at Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Japan on October 22, 2019. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

More than 400 guests who are heads of states and senior leaders of more than 190 countries and international organizations were in attendance at the enthronement ceremony.

PM Phuc’s attendance at Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony demonstrates Vietnam’s respect for the extensive strategic partnership with Japan, the Vietnam News Agency said.

Japan is a leading economic partner, the biggest ODA supplier, the second biggest investor, and the fourth largest trade partner of Vietnam, according to the state media.

During his trip, which is scheduled for October 22 and 23, the Vietnamese head of government is also set to have several bilateral meetings.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Latest news