President Mahama meets Emperor Akihito

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday began an official visit to Japan with a courtesy call on Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. 

The President was accompanied by First Lady Mrs. Lordina Dramani Mahama who has since addressed the Association of Wives of African Ambassadors in Tokyo at a Special Luncheon held in her honour. 

President Mahama will later hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, witness the signing of agreements and issue a Joint Statement. Prime Minister Abe and his wife will host an Official Dinner in honour of President and Mrs. Mahama on Wednesday evening.  


Also accompanying the President are the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna S. Tetteh (MP), Minister for Roads and Highways, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini (MP), Deputy Minister for Finance Mona Quartey and Deputy Minister for Local Government & Rural Development, Emmanuel Agyekum.


Source: Flagstaff House Communications Bureau