TOKYO – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has landed in Tokyo where he will hold a bilateral visit with Japanese leaders before attending the Group of Seven summit later this week.
The prime minister touched down early Monday evening local time, accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.
Trudeau is expected to meet Tuesday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the emperor and empress of Japan as well as automotive sector officials.
The visit comes ahead of the G7 summit on Thursday and Friday in the Japanese city of Ise-Shima.
WATCH: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, were in Tokyo on Monday where they visited the Meiji Shrine.
This is Trudeau’s first overseas bilateral visit to Asia since taking office. He plans to discuss trade, investment, security, education and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.