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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
JAPAN: Some 60 Iraqi government officials from environmental and public works sectors visit for training provided by UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in water quality control and sewer systems (Japanese news agency Kyodo)
INDONESIA: Singaporean Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean visits; meets Armed Forces chief Gen Endriartono Sutarto (8), President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Vice-President Jusuf Kalla (9) and counterpart Juwono Sudarsono (Singaporean newspaper The Straits Times )
JAPAN: German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder visits, meets Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (9) for talks on UN, Iraq, Afghan reconstruction; Schroeder also to join student debate at Tokyo's Sophia University (10) before heading home (Japanese news agency Kyodo)
JAPAN/SUDAN: Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Ichiro Aisawa visits Khartoum to discuss Darfur crisis before heading to Morocco (Japanese news agency Kyodo)
CHINA: Turkish Defence Minister Vecdi Gonul visits; meets counterpart Cao Gangchuan, Vice-Premier Huang Ju (Turkish news agency Anatolia)
MALAYSIA: Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic visits at head of business delegation; visits Sepang International Circuit, Petronas Twin Towers and addresses business leaders (10); goes on to India (Slovak news agency TASR)