PRIME Minister Rick Hou will leave for Japan to attend the Pacific Alliance Leaders Meeting (PALM 8) in Japan this Sunday.
The PALM 8 will be held in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture.
Prime Minister Hou is expected to join leaders from 16 other countries around the Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand.
The meeting will be hosted by the Japanese government and chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.
Prime Minister Hou is also expected to meet with the Prime Minister of Japan to discuss bilateral and development programs between the two countries.
From Japan, the Prime Minister will make another visit to Taiwan to finalise funding arrangements for the 2023 Pacific Games.
The Prime Minister will also hold bilateral talks with the President of the Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen.