Japanese Ambassador calls on Mushahidullah Khan

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APP42-18 ISLAMABAD: August 18 - Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, H.E. Takashi Kurai in a courtesy call to Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (APP): Japanese Ambassador in Pakistan,
Takashi Kurai here on Friday paid a courtesy call on Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan and discussed matters of mutual interests.
The minister said that Pakistan was proud to have dynamic relations with
Japan and its government wanted to benefit from experience of Japanese in disaster management.
He also appreciated the efforts of Japanese government
for forestry using the unique techniques to deal with tsunami and floods.
He highlighted that Japanese products leading from electronic
appliances to vehicles were important part of lives of every Pakistani.
He said Japanese government helped tackle environmental issues in
form of radar for environmental assessment and their contribution for
establishing building Environmental Protection Agency.
Federal Minister for Climate Change further said “we are happy to have
strong ties with Japanese government since 65 years. This relationship should be increased in every field culture, economic, education and political.”
Takaashi Kurai congratulated the Minister for taking charge of this
important Ministry.
He said “Our philosophy is not only help in disaster
relief efforts but also disaster monitoring is equally important.”
He also expresses the gratitude on behalf of Japanese Emperor
for support of Pakistani community in Japan in 2011 earthquake.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Syed
Abu Ahmed Akif, Prime Minister Focal Person on Green Pakistan Program Syed
Rizwan Mehboob Director General Environment Irfan Tariq and Zile Huma Public
Relations Officer.