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Foreign Minister, His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Japan.

During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Finance of Japan this afternoon, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Shahid discussed various aspects of the bilateral relations between the two countries. Minister Shahid also thanked the Government of Japan for the close and friendly manner in which it has always regarded the Maldives. The Deputy Prime Minister reaffirmed Japan’s commitment to implementing the vision articulated by President Mohamed Ibrahim Solih for further economic and social development of the Maldives.

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, and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Embassy of Maldives in Japan.

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives
Link: http://foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/4751-foreign-minister-calls-on-the-deputy-prime-minister-of-japan

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid met with Mr. Yasushi Akahoshi, President of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), in Tokyo today.

During the meeting, held at the JETRO Headquarters, Minister Shahid discussed on various issues, including increasing Japanese investment in Maldives & strengthening trade ties between the two countries.
Mr. Akahoshi was joined by Mr. Nayoshi Noguchi, Vice President of JETRO, at the meeting.
The Minister is accompanied at the meeting by the Minister of Finance His Excellency Ibrahim Ameer, the Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Uz Fayyaz Ismail, senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Maldives in Japan. 

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives
Link: http://foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/4749-foreign-minister-meets-the-president-of-japan-external-trade-organisation

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid met with His Excellency Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, in Tokyo today.

During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Minister Shahid recalled his visit to Japan in 2007 to open the Embassy of the Maldives in Tokyo and Minister noted that it marked as a new era in the Maldives – Japan relations. Foreign Minister Kono warmly welcomed the Minister back to Japan and reaffirmed Tokyo’s commitment to further strengthen the historic and friendly relations between the two countries.
Discussions also ensued pertaining to furthering the cooperation between the two countries in areas relating to economic and social development. Foreign Minister Shahid also recognized and thanked the Government of Japan and its people for the continued support to the Maldives throughout its development journey, which is prominently featured across many areas, including fisheries, environment, education and disaster reduction.
Minister Shahid is on an official visit to Japan from 19-23 December 2018. The Minister is accompanied by the Minister of Finance His Excellency Ibrahim Ameer, and the Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Uz Fayyaz Ismail and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Maldives in Japan.


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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives
Link: http://foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/4746-foreign-minister-meets-the-minister-of-foreign-affairs-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