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PM Narendra Modi greets Japanese Emperor Akihito on his birthday

New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended birthday wishes to Japanese Emperor Akihito on his birthday and wished for his good health.

PM Narendra Modi greets Japanese Emperor Akihito on his birthday

Prime Minister Modi took to twitter to extend his greetings. “Birthday greetings to His Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan. I pray for his good health. May he continue to inspire people of Japan and the world,” the Prime Minister wrote.

Emperor Akihito, who turned 80, is the 125th reigning Emperor of Japan of his line according to the country’s traditional order of succession. He acceded to the throne in 1989.