Islamabad, September 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Minoru Kiuchi who is visiting Pakistan from 11-12 September 2013, called on the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz in the Foreign Office today and discussed bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.
While highlighting the present government’s commitment towards strengthening democracy, good governance and economic reforms in the country, the Adviser stated that Pakistan would like to encourage greater Japanese investments particularly in overcoming energy shortage in Pakistan and infrastructure development.
The Adviser appreciated Japan’s ongoing assistance in various social, educational and health projects adding that Pakistan considered Japan as a great friend and strong development partner.
The visiting Japanese dignitary briefed the Adviser on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policies particularly in the trade and economy. He also shared Japan’s outlook on global issues in particular Japan’s efforts towards peace and stability and economic development of Afghanistan.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan