Prince opens Japan House

UK-Japan News October 2018

The Duke of Cambridge offered condolences to Japan following the recent earthquake in Hokkaido and typhoons in Western Japan, as he opened a new Japanese culture centre in London, The Japan News reported on 14 September.

Prince William led a toast to mark the grand opening of Japan House at the event, before offering his thoughts and prayers to those affected by the disasters, the report said.

At the opening, also attended by Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, the prince said he was pleased to see relations between Japan and the UK flourishing.