Diplomatic sources confirmed that President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, will make an official visit to Japan between May 18 and 20, in which he will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
As part of the agenda, there will be a meeting with Japanese and Argentine entrepreneurs, at an event organized by Japan's foreign trade chamber.
"The Government of Japan welcomes the visit of the President and his wife (Juliana Awada), and hopes that the visit will strengthen the friendly relations between the Argentine Republic and Japan," said a statement realeased by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
It will be Macri's first visit to Japan as President, although not the first meeting of the Argentine president with Prime Minister Abe, as they held a meeting in the framework of the Nuclear Security Summit in April last year, and during the Japanese Premier's visit to Argentina last November.
Japan External Trade Organization, will hold the “Japan-Argentina Economic Forum” on May 19 in Tokyo, with leaders from leading public and private sector industries from both countries. Organizers expect to have about 500 attendees.
Date: 26 April, 2017