President Faure Gnassingbé began the second day of his official visit to Japan by a meeting with about 300 businessmen at breakfast at the Hotel New Otani Tokyo, on Wednesday.
The upper crust of Japanese business was present with representatives of the largest industrial companies in the country.
The Head of State explained to the guests that it is time to invest in Togo, which has regained stability. He praised the country's geographical location and its strengths in infrastructure (port and airport).
Mr. Gnassingbé said he was open for all private or public / private sectors of industry, energy, telecommunications, tourism and technology.
Change of setting
After the meeting, the Head of State and the accompanying delegation visited Saitama, a town about 100 km from Tokyo, which has a center for victims of the earthquake on March 11.
Faure Gnassingbé, visibly moved, met men and women off-camera, who lost everything in the tsunami. He brought them some comfort and the message of friendship from the people of Togo.
On this occasion he presented a cheque for $200,000 to the Japanese Red Cross (photo).