Tuesday, 8 July 2014
Address by the Prime Minister of Japan
On behalf of the House, I welcome as guests the President of the Senate and honourable senators to this sitting of the House of Representatives to hear the address by His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.
His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe having been announced and escorted into the chamber—
Mr Prime Minister, I welcome you to the House of Representatives chamber. Your address today is a significant occasion in the history of this House. I now call on the honourable Prime Minister to welcome Prime Minister Abe.