Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia talks to Japanese Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo July 15, 2005. Zia is on a five-day official visit to Japan.
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A news report Khaleda seeks Japanese help for subway rail in Dhaka http://www.financialexpress-bd.com/i...d=5148&spcl=no
MATSUDO, Japan - Emperor Akihito (L) visits Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, on July 15 for his annual industry tour, and views the process of making Japanese sliding paper doors.
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Old photos of the Takamado family
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#1: Birth of their 1st daughter Princess Tsuguko in 1986
#2-3: Prince Takamado and his 3rd daughter Princess Ayako on May 13, 2001.
#4: Prince Takamado and Princess Hisako with their daughters Princess Noriko and Princess Ayako on Sept 4, 2001.
NAGOYA, JAPAN: Japanese Crown Princess Masako (L), accompanied by her husband Crown Prince Naruhito (not pictured), arrives at JR Nagoya station, 20 July 2005. Japan's stressed Crown Princess Masako came back to limited official duties outside Tokyo with a day trip to the World Exposition, 20 months after she retreated from public view. AFP PHOTO/Kazuhiro NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
How nice it is too see The Crown Princess come back out into public!! I know she isn't completely well yet, but I give her much praise for coming back out even if it is in a limited capacity. Masako is a strong lady and I wish her health and happiness.
Accompanied by his wife Kateryna, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko is greeted by Japanese Emperor Akihito while Empress Michiko looks on, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Friday 22 July 2005. Yushchenko is on a four-day visit in Japan.
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The Akishino family is visiting the Aichi Expo starting from July 25, 2005. This is also the first official duty Princess Mako and Princess Kako is performing outside of Tokyo.
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