Emperor Attends Japanese Alpine Club's Dinner Party

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Tokyo, Dec. 7 (Jiji Press)--Emperor Naruhito attended a dinner party hosted by the Japanese Alpine Club at a Tokyo hotel Saturday.

A mountain lover, the Emperor is a member of the club. He attended many dinner parties and lecture sessions held by the club before he ascended the throne in May.

On Saturday, the Emperor entered the party venue after viewing displays on nature conservation activities involving club branches and an exhibition of photographs of mountains taken by club members and others.

Smiling, he took a seat after being welcomed with a round of applause by some 500 participants.

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