First Day, September 25, 2011
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Honor Guard at the NAIA Terminal 2.
Presidential Flag on the aircraft prior to departure.
The President embarks.
Tokyo Haneda Airport: Ambassador Lopez and other officials prepare to board the aircraft to welcome the President.
Ambassador Lopez greets the President.
President begins to troop the line, Haneda Airport.
Honor Guards and the President.
Japan Education Center: Cultural Presentation by Filipino community.
The President’s official vehicle, provided by the Japanese government.
Day Two: September 26, 2011
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Onboard the Hayate 17 Bullet Train: Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario reviews briefing documents.
Mayor of Sendai City welcomes the President.
Onboard the bus to Ishinomaki City, Secretary del Rosario confers with Undersecretary Linda Basilio.
Mayor Hiroshi Kameyama welcomes the President to Ishinomaki City.
The Philippine and Japanese delegations meet in Ishinomaki City.
Mayor Kameyama delivers his welcome remarks.
The President gives his response.
The Mayor of Ishinomaki City receives the President’s letter of donation.
The President and the Mayor with the President’s letter of donation.
The Philippine and Japanese delegations.
The President views photographs of the devastation in Ishinomaki City.
President views photos.
Mayor explains the devastation and rehabilitation challenges faced by Ishinomaki City.
Kadonawaki Coastal Area: signs of devastation.
Kadonowaki School: gutted by a fire due to the earthquake, then further damaged by the tsunami.
The President and other officials at the Kadonowaki School.
The Mayor tells the tragic story of the schoolchildren that died in the Kadonowaki School.
The President lays a wreath in memory of the schoolchildren that died in the Kadonowaki School.
Details of the ruins of Kadonowaki School.
The President and members of his cabinet at Kadonowaki School.
Japanese youngsters welcome the President to Ishinomaki Catholic Church.
At the Ishinomaki Catholic Church’s school, the President met with members of the Filipino community from Miyagi, Iwarte, and Fukushima Prefectures.
Filipino residents in Japan tell the President of their concerns.
Kadonowaki Junior High School: refugee shelter.
President tours refugee shelter at Kadonowaki Junior High School.
Refugees meet the President at the Kadonowaki Junior High School shelter.
Other signs of devastation in the area.
Hayate 32 Bullet Train.
How locomotives connect in the Bullet Train.
Inspirational slogan on the Hayate 32 bullet train.
Day three: September 27, 2011
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Arriving at the official residence and office of the Prime Minister of Japan
Entering the room for the bilateral meeting between the President of the Philippines and the Prime Minister of Japan.
Briefing Room where the President and the Prime Minister signed their joint statement.
Official Dining Room for the official dinner hosted by the Prime Minister of Japan.
Seating arrangement for the Official Dinner.
Atrium of the official residence of the Prime Minister of Japan.
Second and third floors of the official residence of the Prime Minister of Japan.
Ground floor of the official residence of the Prime Minister of Japan.
From from the ground floor, of the third floor of the official residence.
Stairs and escalators in the official residence.
Official dinner: President Aquino delivers his toast, in response to the toast given by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda.
Last Day: September 28, 2011
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Staff of the Imperial Hotel prepare to bid the President farewell.
The President onboard the plane to take him home.
The President delivers his arrival statement.