Secretary Elaine Chao Leads U.S. Delegation to Enthronement Ceremony

Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao represented the United States at the proclamation of the enthronement ceremony of His Majesty the Emperor.

While in Tokyo, Secretary Chao met with Embassy officials, including Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Joe Young, and paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace. Between high-level bilateral meetings, Secretary Chao and U.S. Department of Transportation officials also toured Japan’s high-speed rail system at Tokyo Station.