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Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with the Minister of Environment of Japan

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid met with Minister of Environment of Japan, His Excellency Yoshiaka Harada, this morning in Tokyo.

At the meeting held at the Ministry of Environment of Japan, Minister Shahid recognized and commended the role of Japan in the global arena in pushing for action against climate change. The Minister further thanked the Government of Japan, for the continuous assistance to the Maldives in building the resilience and disaster risk reduction of Maldives.

Japan reassured commitment to continue assisting the Maldives and both ministers discussed possibility of new projects in areas such as coastal protection, water supply networks and sanitation mechanism.

Minister Shahid was accompanied by the Minister of Finance His Excellency Ibrahim Ameer, and the Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Uz Fayyaz Ismail, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, His Excellency Ibrahim Uvais, Ambassador of Maldives to Japan, and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives
Link: http://foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/4745-minister-of-foreign-affairs-meets-with-the-minister-of-environment-of-japan