Pres Solih attends banquet hosted by Japanese PM

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has attended the official banquet hosted by the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinz┼Ź Abe.

The banquet, held at Hotel New Otani on Wednesday, 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.