Archive | April 10, 2012

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan: A Possible Visit Britain in May. Plus, Other News

In a press conference this afternoon in Tokyo, Japan Chief Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Osamu Fujimura, announced that Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko may visit Britain “…to attend a ceremony on May 18 in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne…”    The Imperial Household Agency and the Japanese government are currently working out the details and plans for “possibility” of the imperial couple’s visit.

Meanwhile, Emperor Akihito met with British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Prime Minister Cameron and a British business delegation are currently on a “… week-long visit to East and South East Asia in an attempt to boost UK trade…”  

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Sources: Imperial Household Agency via Mainichi Daily News and BBC News