Prince Akishino (C) and Princess Kiko (L) of Japan lay a wreath of flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Bucharest on May 20, 2009. Prince and Princess Akishino of Japan are on a four day visit to Romania. AFP PHOTO STRINGER
Prince Akishino, the second son of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, and his wife Princess Kiko visited Romania. Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko are visiting Romania as part of a European tour to celebrate the Year of the Friendship between Japan and the Danube River Countries – Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.
Prince Akishino (centre L) and Princess Kiko of Japan with the Romanian President (centre R) and his wife at the Cotroceni palace in Bucharest May 20, 2009. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel
Prince Akishino of Japan (C) and Princess Kiko (L) receive the Romanian heraldic insignia made from bee wax at the Romanian Institute for Apiculture Reserch in Bucharest on May 22, 2009. AFP PHOTO DANIEL MIHAILESCU