From Japan to Belgium 1990 His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, Prime Minister Kaifu with his wife, Foreign Minister Nakayama 1991 Prime Minister Kaifu 1993 Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress (twice) 1994 Prime Minister Hata 1996 Foreign Minister Ikeda 1997 Foreign Minister Ikeda 1999 His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince and Princess, Former Prime Minister Hashimoto 2000 Foreign Minister Kono, International Trade and Industry Minister Fukaya, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tamazawa 2001 Prime Minister Koizumi 2002 Education and Science Minister Toyama, Foreign Minister Kawaguchi 2005 Foreign Minister Machimura, Foreign Vice Minister Onodera and Ito 2006 Foreign Minister Aso, Foreign Vice Minister Iwaya, Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Chuma 2007 Prime Minister Abe 2009 Foreign Vice Minister Nishimura 2010 Prime Minister Kan 2011 Prime Minister Kan, Foreign Minister Matsumoto, Minister of Financial and Postal Issues Jimi 2013 Foreign Vice Minister Matsuyama 2014 Foreign Minister Abe
From Belgium to Japan 1990 Their Majesties King Baudouin and the Queen, Deputy Prime Minister Dehaene 1991 Deputy Prime Minister Claes 1992 Their Majesties King Baudouin and the Queen, Foreign Minister Claes 1993 His Royal Highness Prince Albert, Prime Minister Dehaene 1994 His Royal Highness Prince Philip 1996 Their Majesties King Albert and Queen, Foreign Minister Derycke 1997 His Royal Highness Prince Philip 1998 Deputy Prime Minister Di Rupo 1999 His Royal Highness Prince Philip 2000 Their Royal Highness Crown Prince Philip and Princess Mathilde 2001 Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt 2002 His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Minister of Finance Reynders 2003 His Royal Highness Prince Laurent, Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, Minister of Development Cooperation Verwilghen 2005 His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, Foreign Minister De Gucht, Minister of Finance Reynders, Minister of Economy Verwilghen 2006 Chief of Diffence Van Daele 2008 Minister for Simplication and administration Van Quickenborne 2010 Prime Minister Yves Leterme, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Vanackere 2012 His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minster Reynders 2013 His Royal Highness Princess Astrid 2014 His Royal Highness Princess Maria Lora
Bilateral Treaties and Agreements
Main cultural events between Belgium and Japan are;
In addition to the above, there are many Japanese cultural events held in Belgium, organised by the Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan.
Please see the event calendar in Belgium