PNoy will visit Japan from Sept. 25 to 28, to strengthen JPEPA?

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko (backgroun...
President Benigno S. Aquino III will be going on an official working visit to Japan from September 25 to 28 upon the invitation of the Japanese government.
In the course of his visit, the President will pay a state call on His Majesty Emperor Akihito, who will be hosting a court luncheon in honor of the President.
President Aquino will also have a summit meeting with Japan’s new Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, to discuss the advancement of bilateral relations and exchange views on issues of mutual interest.
A major objective of the President’s visit will involve his attendance in a business forum and a round table discussion with key Japanese businessmen.
The President will likewise meet the Filipino community in Tokyo, as well as in Miyagi, one of the Prefectures in Northeastern Japan most severely affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Both governments are also looking at the visit as an opportunity to further cement the strategic partnership between the Philippines and Japan.z z