Birthday congratulations extended to Japanese Emperor

Emperor Akihito’s birthday coincides with Japan’s National Day.

(VOV) – State President Truong Tan Sang has cabled a December 26 message of congratulations toJapanese Emperor Akihito on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also passed on their well wishes to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.