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Transcript 2218

PRIME MINISTER'S PROGRAMME FOR JAPAN

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Gorton, John

Period of Service: 10/01/1968 to 10/03/1971

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Release Date: 17/04/1970

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2218

FOR PRESS P. M. No 54/ 1970
PRIME MINISTER'S PROGRAMME FOR JAPAN
The Prime Minister, Mr. John Gorton, will have an audience
with the Emperor and be given a Dinner by the Japanee Prime Minister
when he makes a brief visit to Japan next month for Australia's National
Day ( 8 May) at EXPO.
Mr. Gorton will leave Canberra for Tokyo at 10 o'clock on
the night of Tuesday 5 May, after taking part in that day's sitting of
Parliament. He will make the journey in a BAC 111 aircraft of the
RAAF, returning to Canberra in the early hours of Sunday, 10 May.
Mrs. Gorton will accompany the Prime Minister on the visit,
which is primarily designed to enable Mr. Gorton to be present at the
special day when Australia is the featured country at EXPO
CANBERRA 17 April 1970
NOTE: Programme attached.

PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO TOKYO AND OSAKA
PROGRA MME
Tuesday 5 May
00 p. m.
( Canberra time)
Wednesday 6 May
2. 00 p. m.
( Tokyo time)
4. 30 p. m.
7. 00 p. m
7. 30 p. m.
Thursday 7~ M~
2. 00 p. m.
6. 30 p. m.
Friday 8 May
00 a. m.
10.30 a. m.
12. noon
12. 30 p. m.
2. 00 p. m.
00 p. m.
30 p. m.
7. 00 p. m.
7. 00 p. m.
9. 00 p. m.
Saturday Maj
00 a. m. Depart RAAF Fairbairn by RAAF BAG aircraft for
Tokyo, Arrive Tokyo Internatioiral Airport
Welcoming ceremony.
Imperial Audience ( Prime Minister and Mrs. Gorton).
Prime Minister calls on Primie Minister of Japan.
Dinner given by Prime Minister of Japan in honour
of Prime Minister and Mrs. Gorton.
Depart Tokyo by train for Osaka.
Arrive Osaka.
Dinner given by Osaka authorities in honour of
Prime Minister and Mrs. Gorton.
Official welcome at EXPO for Prime Minister . and
Mrs. Gorton.
Visit Australian pavilion.
Lunch given by EXPO authorities in honour of
Prime Minister and Mrs. Gorton.
Visit Japanese Government pavilion and other pavilions
at EXPO.
Reception at EXPO given by Prime Minister and
Mrs. Gorton.
Prime Minister and Mrs. Gorton attend " Waltzing
Matilda Revue".
Depart Osaka International Aidrport by RAAF BAG
aircra-ft for Canberra.

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