Tokyo: Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed his desire to visit the United States soon for a meeting with President Joe Biden on October 31. During the recent climate summit in Glasgow, where he met with US President Biden for the first time since being elected as Japan's new prime minister on October 4, Kishida expressed his desire to visit the US.
According to reports in the media, the visit could happen before Kishida's speech in parliament and the parliamentary budget debates in late November.
Kishida and Biden reaffirmed their commitment to the Japanese-US alliance and cooperation aimed at making the Indo-Pacific region free and open during their meeting in Glasgow. Kishida is expected deliver on a number of pressing issues, including the pandemic, the economy, and security issues such as relations with China. He has pledged to increase hospital support in order to ensure a far better response if Japan is hit by another tsunami.