President attends banquet hosted by Japanese Prime Minister

23 October 2019, Ref: 2019-843

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has attended the official banquet hosted by the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe. The banquet, held at Hotel New Otani, was hosted in honour of the high-level attendees visiting the enthronement ceremony of the Emperor of Japan, and is an opportunity for world leaders to network and strengthen multilateral partnerships.

President Solih is visiting the country upon a special invitation from the government of Japan, for the enthronement ceremony of the new Emperor of Japan, Naruhito. The President is accompanied by First Lady Fazna Ahmed on the official trip to Japan.

Heads of state and other dignitaries from more than 170 countries gathered to witness the official enthronement ceremony of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Naruhito.

Source: The President's Office