Prime Minister Abe unveiled the plaque in the presence of a 99 year old soldiers who surrendered and also the wife of one of the platoon commanders of the Japanese forces, who had accompanied the Japanese PM and his delegation to Wewak.
Mr Abe laid a wreath at the Peace Park in Wewak, which signifies the peace in both good and bad times.
It was a memorable experience accompanying the whole of government delegation doing local media liaison in Wewak.
1. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe received a red carpet welcome being escorted by East Sepik Governor and former Pm, Sir Michael Somare to the site of the plaque commemorating the fallen Japanese soldiers in the pacific in World War I and II at Boys Town, in Wewak ESP.