Abe, the leader of the world’s third biggest economy, will be accompanied by more than 150 Japanese business and government leaders.
PNG prime minister Peter O’Neill said he is looking forward to have discussions on a number of key issues including trade with Mr Abe.
“We are trying to encourage more trade between the two countries. He is leading a large delegation of Japanese leaders,” Mr O’Neill said.
“Japan is one of the biggest investors in this country and the biggest buyer of our natural resources.
“We will continue to engaging and strengthening bilateral relations with the Japanese government and Japanese people.
“We look forward to meeting with them on trade and investment and of course we have a relationship with Japan and other Pacific island countries.”
During his visit Mr Abe will visit Wewak to pay his respects to Japanese soldiers killed in World War II.
“We are looking forward to his visit. It is a short visit but one that is significant to the nation," Mr O’Neill said.