Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov had an audience with His Majesty Emperor of Japan18.12.2009 21:27
WORLD NEWS, 18 December - IP "TURKMENinform". On December 17 during his first official visit to Japan President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in the Audience Hall of the Emperor's palace. After a photo ceremony Turkmen President was introduced to members of imperial family.
Emperor Akihito congratulated Turkmen leader on successful talks holded the day before with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and expressed confidence that the results of the talks would bring traditional time-tested Turkmen-Japanese relations to the qualitatively new, higher level. During the conversation President of Turkmenistan and Emperor of Japan exchanged opinions on perspectives and directions of mutually advantageous interstatal cooperation in the field of economic and trade as well as science and education. On behalf of the Emperor of Japan President of Turkmenistan was given official dinner of honour.