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Prime Minister Abe to attend Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017

The Secretary-General of the United Nations and the President of the Republic of Senegal to visit Japan

TOKYO, Japan, December 5, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-

1. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime minister of Japan will attend UHC (Universal Health Coverage) Forum 2017 to be held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel on December 14. This forum is expected to enhance the momentum on the global promotion of UHC.

2. H. E. Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will pay an Official Working Visit to Japan from December 13 to December 14, 2017 to attend the Forum. This will be H. E. Mr. Guterres’ first visit to Japan as the Secretary-General. During his stay in Japan, Mr. Abe will hold a meeting with the Secretary-General and host a luncheon in his honor.

3. H.E. Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, will also pay a visit to Japan from December 11 to Decemeber 14 upon the invitation of Mr. Abe to the Forum. During his stay in Japan, Mr. Abe will hold a meeting with the President and host a dinner in his honor.

4. It is expected that their visits will give momentum to further deepening the cooperative relations between Japan and the United Nations as well as Japan and the Republic of Senegal.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Source:: African Media Agency