Belgian State Visit to Japan- Day 3

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited Yuki on Day 3 of their State Visit to Japan. In the morning, the King and Queen had separate engagements. They traveled to Yuki with the Emperor and Empress of Japan. After a couple of engagements in Yuki, they attended a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

In Tokyo, King Philippe met with Japanese sports organisations. while Queen Mathilde gave a speech supporting the Belgian tourism sector. They were joined by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Tokyo Train station to depart for Yuki.

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In Yuki, the sovereigns received an official welcome and got to see traditional arts and crafts from Yuki. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attended a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Akasaka State Guesthouse. Both the King and  Prime Minister gave speeches.

For the day events, Queen Mathilde wore a green dress. King Philippe wore a grey suit with a red tie. For the dinner, he changed into a black suit with a navy tie. Queen Mathilde wore an aquamarine dress with a hot pink coat and diamond earrings.


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King Philippe’s speech

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