Tokyo, Japan
5 June 2015

President Benigno S. Aquino III bid farewell to Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko as he concluded his State Visit to Japan.

In their exchange of pleasantries, the President shared his admiration on the sincerity and humility of Emperor Akihito’s father, Emperor Hirohito, whom the young Noynoy met during the State Visit of his mother, the late President Corazon Aquino in 1986.

After completing his four-day State Visit which included a series of business calls and attendance at economic-related conferences, President Aquino will return to the country bringing good news and a possible boost to the Philippine economy.

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