Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves will pay an official visit to Japan from 3rd August, hosted by the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Gonsalves who will arrive on the 5th said the government of Japan asked that the meeting be held.
“ I went over the program on Monday morning, the final aspects of it with the Japanese ambassador”.
Gonsalves said the delegation would be a small one and includes Edmond Jackson Budget Director and wife Eloise Gonsalves.
Prime Minister Gonsalves told the media that Japan is the third largest economy in the world.
He said there are 198 countries in the United Nations and SVG is one of the smallest, such request he said is an honour for the nation.
“ This is part and parcel of building not just a profile but to make sure that we develop our CARICOM- OECS relations with Japan, along with our bilateral relations making them stronger”.
The Prime Minister will leave Japan on 9th August.