Emperor Commemorates Great East Japan Earthquake

March 13, 2014

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan

According to The Royal Correspondent:

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived…in Tokyo to attend a memorial service held on the occasion of the third anniversary of 9.0 earthquake off the Tōhoku coast and the devastating tsunami that followed.

During today’s service His Imperial Majesty gave a speech. Here is what he had to say:

“…It is my hope that people will never forget this disaster and…offer once again my most sincere condolences to all those who lost their lives in the Great East Japan Earthquake.”

To read the entire article in The Royal Correspondent, please click here.

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