Japan’s Emperor Akihito on Tuesday received at his palace in Tokyo King Salman bin Abdulaziz and awarded the king a medal.
A statement from the Saudi Press Agency said: “The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed pleasure for visiting Japan and meeting the emperor.
The emperor awarded the king a Daisy High Medal in appreciation of King Salman.
It added that the emperor hosted a special luncheon that was also attended by Saudi Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf.
The Saudi king is visiting Japan as part of his Asia tour, which has seen him travel to Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia. He is next expected to visit China.
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