Japanese Princess Mako Pays Courtesy Call on Peruvian Pres.

Society

Lima, July 11 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, paid a courtesy call on Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Thursday.

The visit followed her attendance the previous day at a ceremony held in the Peruvian capital of Lima to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in the South American country.

Meeting Vizcarra at the presidential palace, Princess Mako said: "I feel Japanese Peruvians are treated very well in Peru. I'm grateful that Peru accepted Japanese immigrants."

Vizcarra said he is glad that Japanese Peruvians are actively involved in various fields.

The president also showed his gratitude to Japan's contribution to Peru in the areas of technological and economic cooperation and archaeology.

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