Thursday, October 1, 2015

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe visits Bob Marley's Museum

PMs: Shinzo Abe and Portia Simpson-Miller
The Bob Marley museum has once again taken centre stage on the historic visit of a G7 (Group of Seven) leader, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.

Prime Minister Abe arrived in Kingston, September 30, 2015 for a two-day visit on official business and it is reported he headed to the museum after having bilateral talks with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.This marks the second such visit by a leader of one of seven major advanced economies/countries of the world this year. US President Barrack Obama's visit earlier this year, marks the first.

Japan and Jamaica shares a longstanding musical relationship, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Bob Marley's museum once again reminds us of the far reaching effect of the music of the great Bob Marley and the level respect he's afforded through his music. 

It's a good look! 

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Photo credit: Bryan Cummings