12 July 2019
Japan's Princess Mako met with Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Thursday upon visiting Lima to mark the 120th anniversary of Japanese immigration to the Latin American country.
The 27-year-old royal also met with Japanese Peruvians as part of a South American trip that will see her take in the ruins of Machu Picchu. Peru was a major destination for emigrants from Japan, with official estimates of 100,000 Peruvian citizens belonging to the Japanese diaspora. Following Peru, Princess Mako will travel to Bolivia on July 15.
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