HomePolitical NewsJapan Pays Tribute to President Trump and First Lady Melania's Visit Mike Vance May 26, 2019 President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are visiting Tokyo, Japan. This is the first state visit by a foreign leader during the Reiwa era in Japan. The Reiwa Era started in May 1, 2019. This was the day when Naruhito, Akihito ascended to the throne as the 126th Emperor of Japan. President Trump will accompany Emperor Naruhito to a sumo wrestling tournament later on in their visit. To pay tribute to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump as visitors, Japan lit up the famous Tokyo Skytree in red, white and blue stars and stripes. President Trump and the First Lady are staying in Japan as the first State Guests of the new era “Reiwa”! TOKYO SKYTREE welcomes their historic visit with a special lighting inspired by the Stars and Stripes. Akie and I are looking forward to seeing them tomorrow ! pic.twitter.com/yMohHzRgWf — 安倍晋三 (@AbeShinzo) May 25, 2019 2019/5/25、東京スカイツリー「アメリカ合衆国の国旗をイメージした特別ライティング」点灯。星の部分がキラキラしてます。国旗をイメージしたライティングは、フランス、ベルギー、ブラジル、日本に続いて５つ目となります。動画→ https://t.co/dWVo0lpphg #星条旗 pic.twitter.com/tRWeC8HHu8 — てつ (@tetsu_skytree) May 25, 2019 It's great to see other powerful countries in the world paying tribute to our country and our great nation.