The Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) training will arrive in Honiara, Friday.
The squadron is being led by Rear Admiral Yuasa Hideki and is part of their annual training program this year.
The squadron comprises of 716 Personnel and three vessels, TV-Kashima, TV-Setoyuki and DD-Asagiri.
The vessels left Japan on 22nd May 2014 and has visited 15 ports in 13 countries.
Solomon Islands is the eighth country out of the 13 countries.
The purposes of the program are to train newly commissioned JMSDF officers and to promote friendship between the people of those countries visited and Japan.
During the brief stop over here, Rear Admiral Yuasa Hideki will make courtesy calls to the Honiara City Mayors Office and the Prime Minister’s Office respectively.
Also during the day, the squadron will make site visits to both the U.S Memorial and the Japanese Memorial to lay wreath and pay respect to those who perished during the war here in Solomon Islands.
The visit will be concluded with a reception co-hosted by the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force and the Embassy of Japan in Solomon Islands.
At the reception remarks will be made by His Excellency Uto, Parliamentary Vice Minister for the Foreign Affairs of Japan, Rear Admiral Yuasa Hideki, Commander of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force Squadron,Mr. Kenichi Kimiya, Ambassador of Japan to Solomon Islands,and Hon. Manasseh Maelanga, care taker Deputy Prime Minister of Solomon Islands.
The Squadron will depart for the next leg of its program at around 09:00am on Saturday.