ISLAMABAD (9 News) – Japanese Envoy Kuninori Matsuda called on Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday.
According to a statement issued by Foreign Office on Tuesday, the two sides discussed a wide range of issues and expressed satisfaction at the positive growth in relations between Pakistan and Japan.
The statement said Japan is a key economic partner of Pakistan and has made important contributions in supporting Pakistan’s development efforts over the years.
It said the foreign minister’s visit to Japan will further enhance the already existing friendly relations between the two countries.
The visit would provide an opportunity to both the sides to discuss prospects of cooperation in all the areas of mutual benefit, including political, economic, education and training of Pakistani workers under the Memorandum of Cooperation on Technical Intern Training Programme, as well as issues of regional and global importance.
The Japanese ambassador assured his government’s full support to enhance bilateral relations with Pakistan.
Pakistan, Bahrain sign MoUs to promote bilateral trade, investment
A day earlier, Pakistan and Bahrain have signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) regarding promotion of bilateral trade and investment, avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion.
These MoUs were signed by Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi and hid Bahraini Counterpart Skiekh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa in Islamabad on Monday.
The two leaders agreed for further enhancement of bilateral relations between the two countries.
The foreign minister also thanked Bahrain for supporting the OIC resolution on regional peace and security in South Asia. He also said that the dangers regarding the acts of aggression by India is being increased due to the upcoming local election in India.
FM Qureshi further mentioned that Pakistan will strongly retaliate to any misadventure by India.