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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on visit to Bulgaria today

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The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe is paying an official visit to Bulgaria today accompanied by representatives of more than thirty large companies. 

It is the first-ever visit to Bulgaria of a Japanese premier. The high-ranking guest will meet for talks with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, and tomorrow – with President Rumen Radev. Central to the talks of the prime ministers will be the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and readiness for expansion of the Union’s strategic partnership with Japan.

The prime minister of Japan is accompanied by his wife, Mrs Akie Abe. Today she will pay a visit to the Bulgarian National Radio where she will be welcomed by the Radio’s Director General Alexander Velev and the Children’s Radio Choir which is quite popular in Japan with more than 500 concerts given in more than 150 cities in that country. Mrs Akie Abe will view the Japanese Corner arranged on the BNR premises. A short concert will be given at the Radio to honor the guest.

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