New Delhi: Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind was paid a State visit to Japan from October 21-23, 2019 to attend the Enthronement Ceremony of the Emperor of Japan, His Majesty Naruhito.
During his visit to Japan, the President was attended various ceremonies related to the Emperor’s enthronement and also a banquet hosted by Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe. Along with participated in a community event, the President was visited a Buddhist temple and plant a sapling from the sacred Bodhi Tree in Gaya to highlight India and Japan’s historical and cultural linkages based on Buddhism.
President’s visit to the countries reaffirms India’s commitment to strengthen its bilateral ties based on traditional bonds of friendship and mutual understanding.