Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves made an official visit to Japan from 3rd August, hosted by the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Gonsalves who arrived on the 5th August 2018, said the government of Japan asked that the meeting be held.
The office of the Prime Minister of Japan reported that On August 7, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves.
The summit meeting took place at the Office of the Prime Minister located at 1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
The office also reported that the two leaders attended a salute and guard of honour ceremony.
Thereafter, the leaders held a joint press announcement. Gonsalves delegation included Edmond Jackson Director General of Finance and planning and wife Eloise Gonsalves.
The Prime Minister will leave Japan today. At the time of publication it was 7.15 am in Japan.