Former president Lee departs for six-day Japan tour

ON THE GO:The 92-year-old former president is to speak at the Diet Building and Foreign Correspondents’ Club, and visit a tsunami site

Taipei Times
Date: Jul 21, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Former-president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is to begin on a six-day tour of Japan today taking him to Tokyo, Sendai and Japan’s northern Fukushima Prefecture, which was devastated by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, his office said yesterday.

Lee, 92, is scheduled to spend the first three days in Tokyo, where he is to speak at the Diet Building on Wednesday and attend a banquet hosted by the Friends of Lee Teng-hui Association in Japan.

Lee is also to give a speech at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on Thursday before attending a banquet hosted by Diet members.

Lee is to visit a hospital in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, on Friday, staying in Sendai that night.     [FULL  STORY]

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