The event was attended by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
The Governor presented a commemorative stamp album to the Japanese royal couple.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko later visited the Guindy National Park at Adyar here.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties further and discussing strategic relationships between the two nations.
The royal couple is scheduled to return to Tokyo today evening.
--ANI (Posted on 05-12-2013)