State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan calls on the Prime Minister

May 04, 2017

H.E. Mr. Nobuo Kishi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today.

The Prime Minister warmly welcomed the State Minister and his delegation to Pakistan and stated that Pakistan is keen to carry forward the shared vision for promoting peace, prosperity and development of our people.

The Prime Minister recalled very warm and cordial exchange with Prime Minister Abe in New York in September 2016 and reaffirmed the common commitment to further strengthen bilateral relations.

The Prime Minister emphasized that Japan has been an important development partner of Pakistan and a number of important development projects in Pakistan have been completed with Japan’s assistance and support.

The Prime Minister expressed the hope to further enhance trade, investment and development relationship with Japan. Pakistan now offers great investment opportunities in various sectors that can be utilized by Japanese investors, added the Prime Minister.

H.E. Mr. Nobuo Kishi thanked the Prime Minister for the warm welcome accorded to him and his delegation and expressed the hope to further strengthen Japan – Pakistan bilateral relations.