Ambassador Haneda’s Visit to the Mintal Public Cemetery in Davao City
Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No. 55- 2017
On December 14, Ambassador Haneda visited the Mintal Public Cemetery in Davao City. During the pre-war era, Little Tokyo was established in Mintal, a barangay in the suburbs of Davao.
Ambassador Haneda received a briefing on the history of Mintal at the Mintal Barangay Hall. He then paid a visit to the Mintal Public Cemetery and observed a moment of silence. In January 2017, Mrs. Akie Abe, the spouse of Mr. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, visited the cemetery.