Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak arrived in Tokya today for a three-day working visit to Japan to further boost bilateral ties.
Upon arrival at about 7.30am local time (6.30am Malaysian time) Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor, were greeted by, among others, the Malaysian Ambassador to Japan, Ahmad Izlan Idris, and officials from the embassy.
During the visit, the prime minister will be accompanied by two ministers in the Prime Minister's Department - Shahidan Kassim and Abdul Rahman Dahalan.
Najib is scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a dinner at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo tomorrow.
The prime minister will also receive courtesy calls from the chairperson and chief executive officer of Japan External Trade Organisation, Hiroyuki Ishige, and members of the Japan-Malaysia Parliamentary Friendship Association, to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and regional issues.