Michelle Obama's trip to Japan, Cambodia

Mar 22, 2015, 09:04 AM IST
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US first lady Michelle Obama waves as she leaves Siem Reap International Airport, Sunday, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

US first lady Michelle Obama waves as she leaves Siem Reap International Airport, Sunday, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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US first lady Michelle Obama speaks to the Peace Corps volunteers, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

US first lady Michelle Obama speaks to the Peace Corps volunteers, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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US first lady Michelle Obama hugs Sohang Vean, a student at a local high school she was visiting, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative 'Let Girls Learn,' which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school.

US first lady Michelle Obama hugs Sohang Vean, a student at a local high school she was visiting, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote the education initiative 'Let Girls Learn,' which was launched to lift barriers that block more than 62 million girls around the world from attending school.

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US first lady Michelle Obama and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, center right, arrive to meet with students at a local high school.

US first lady Michelle Obama and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, center right, arrive to meet with students at a local high school.

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US first lady Michelle Obama gives advice to high school students after listening to their personal stories and aspirations, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

US first lady Michelle Obama gives advice to high school students after listening to their personal stories and aspirations, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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US first lady Michelle Obama and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, arrive to meet with students at a local high school.

US first lady Michelle Obama and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, arrive to meet with students at a local high school.

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US first lady Michelle Obama is accompanied by Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, as she greets a government official upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama's Friday evening arrival in Cambodia comes after a three-day visit to Japan.

US first lady Michelle Obama is accompanied by Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, as she greets a government official upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama's Friday evening arrival in Cambodia comes after a three-day visit to Japan.

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US first lady Michelle Obama arrives at Siem Reap International Airport, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama's Friday evening arrival in Cambodia comes after a three-day visit to Japan.

US first lady Michelle Obama arrives at Siem Reap International Airport, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama's Friday evening arrival in Cambodia comes after a three-day visit to Japan.

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US first lady Michelle Obama performs Taiko with the Akutagawa High School Taiko Club during her visit to Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, in western Japan.

US first lady Michelle Obama performs Taiko with the Akutagawa High School Taiko Club during her visit to Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, in western Japan.

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US first lady Michelle Obama poses for a photo with the Akutagawa High School Taiko Club during her visit to Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, in western Japan.

US first lady Michelle Obama poses for a photo with the Akutagawa High School Taiko Club during her visit to Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, in western Japan.

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US first lady Michelle Obama, watches a Noh performance by local college students, with monk of Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple, Eigen Onishi, left, US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, at the temple in Kyoto, western Japan.

US first lady Michelle Obama, watches a Noh performance by local college students, with monk of Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple, Eigen Onishi, left, US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, at the temple in Kyoto, western Japan.

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US first lady Michelle Obama, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during a meeting at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo.

US first lady Michelle Obama, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during a meeting at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo.

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US first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko upon her arrival at the imperial residence in the compound of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

US first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko upon her arrival at the imperial residence in the compound of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

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US first lady Michelle Obama, reacts as she talks with participants during the roundtable meeting as part of Japan-US Joint Girls Education event at Iikura Guest House in Tokyo.

US first lady Michelle Obama, reacts as she talks with participants during the roundtable meeting as part of Japan-US Joint Girls Education event at Iikura Guest House in Tokyo.

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US first lady Michelle Obama and her Japanese counterpart Akie Abe pose at Iikura Guest House in Tokyo.

US first lady Michelle Obama and her Japanese counterpart Akie Abe pose at Iikura Guest House in Tokyo.

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