Ambassador paid a courtesy call to the Prime Minister

On 24th October, Ambassador Kitaoka visited the Stenbock House (Prime Minister’s office) to pay a courtesy call to the Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Jüri Ratas.

Prime Minister has an interest in Japan, being a member of  “Estonia-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Group” before becoming the Prime Minister. When he was working as the Deputy Mayor of the Capital City, Tallinn, he attended the ceremony to plant a cherry tree donated by “Japan-Estonia Friendship Association”.

Both Prime Minister and Ambassador confirmed that the bilateral relationship has been developing steadily.

Ambassador wished the healthy growth of the Prime Minister’s third son, born in September last year, and gave a Japanese traditional gift to the Prime Minister.

It was followed by the talks on how to promote the existing friendship further.


Ambassador and Prime Minister