NEWS
05/23/2016 00:59 EDT | Updated 05/23/2017 01:12 EDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Tokyo ahead of G7 summit in Japan

TOKYO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has landed in Tokyo where he will hold a bilateral visit with Japanese leaders before attending the Group of Seven summit later this week.

Trudeau will meet Tuesday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the emperor and empress of Japan as well as automotive sector officials.

The visit comes ahead of the G7 summit on Thursday and Friday in the Japanese city of Ise-Shima.

This is Trudeau's first overseas bilateral since taking office.

He plans to discuss trade, investment, security, education and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.