Arab News Japan
TOKYO: Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Undersecretary for Political Affairs met with Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs YAMADA Kenji on Monday and stated that he would like to take advantage of this year’s 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries to continue to work closely with Japan and to further strengthen the bilateral relationship.
According to Japan’s Foreign Ministry, Yamada noted that bilateral cooperation is expanding not only in the fields of energy, politics, economy, commerce and security, but also in new fields such as space.
He also stated that he is pleased that the two countries are making progress and that this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between them
Both sides confirmed they will go ahead with procedures for the early entry into force of the Japan-Bahrain Investment Agreement, which was signed in June this year.
Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa will be participating in an Arab News Japan Roundtable during his visit to Tokyo where he plans to attend the 6th Japan-Bahrain Policy Dialogue.