ISLAMABAD, Feb 19 (APP):Foreign Minister Shah Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on the invitation of his
Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, will undertake a four-day of Japan from
February 24 to 27.
During the visit, the Foreign Minister will hold important discussions/meetings
with various Japanese dignitaries including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Foreign
Minister Taro Kono, Chairman Japan-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship League
(JPPFL), Seishiro Eto and Chairman Japan-Pakistan Business Cooperation
Committee (JPBCC) Teuro Asada, a foreign office statement issued here on
Tuesday.
Apart from interacting with the Pakistani Community, the Foreign Minister
will also deliver a speech at Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) and
interact with Japanese intelligentsia, it added.
Japan is a key economic partner of Pakistan and has made important
contributions in supporting Pakistan’s development efforts over the years.
The Foreign Minister will be visiting Japan after a gap of seven years.
The visit will provide an opportunity to both sides to discuss bilateral relations
in detail as well as issues of regional and global importance.
Foreign Minister’s visit to Japan will further enhance already existing friendly
relations between the two countries, the statement said.