- Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, Department for International Trade, The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP
- Part of:
- Brexit, Exports and inward investment, International defence commitments, and Japan
- 31 August 2017
- Last updated:
- 1 September 2017, see all updates
Theresa May visited Japan from Wednesday 30th August to Friday 1st September.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by a delegation of business leaders on her trip to Japan. The visit focussed on defence and security cooperation, and trade and investment opportunities.
The business delegation showcased the strength of British business, the shared confidence in the UK-Japan economic relationship as we leave the EU, and the potential for future growth.
Friday 1 September: Tokyo
The Prime Minister meet with the Emperor of Japan at the Imperial Palace, watched a wheelchair basketball championship match and returned to the UK.
Thursday 31 August: Tokyo
The Prime Minister hosted a joint Japan-UK Business Forum in Tokyo and hoed a press conference with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.
Wednesday 30 August: arrival in Kyoto
The Prime Minister arrived, attended a traditional tea ceremony and traveled to Tokyo on a bullet train with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.
Published: 31 August 2017
Updated: 1 September 2017
- Added in day 3 video.
- Added in day 3 links and photo links.
- Added in Opening remarks link
- First published.