Prime Minister Hon. James Marape will be arriving in Tokyo, Japan, tonight (September 26, 2022) on a Royal Australian Air Force plane from Brisbane, Australia, with Australian Prime Minister Hon. Anthony Albanese.

East Sepik Governor Hon. Allan Bird is accompanying the Prime Minister.

PM Marape will meet with Japanese Prime Minister, Hon. Fumio Kishida, in the morning of Tuesday, September 27, 2022, and then meet with executives of three top Japanese energy companies.

He then attends the funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the afternoon.

PM Marape will be accompanied by Minister for International Trade and Investment Hon .Richard Maru, Governor Bird and PNG Ambassador to Japan H.E Samuel Abal.

PM Marape will leave Japan for Washington DC on a commercial flight later in the day to attend the first-ever Pacific Island Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden.