1. Cabinet Minister, Director General of Defense Agency of
Japan, Mr. Shigeru Ishiba, is scheduled to make an official visit to India on
3 and 4 May 2003.
2. Mr. Ishiba will arrive in
New Delhi late on Saturday, 3 May 2003,
and will leave for Tokyo late on Sunday,
4 May 2003.
3. The visit
of Mr. Ishiba is taking place on the invitation
by the Honourable Defence Minister of India,
Mr. George Fernandes. A
meeting between Mr. Ishiba and Mr. Fernandes
will be held in the late afternoon of Sunday,
4 May 2003, in New Delhi.