Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs to Japan HONDA Taro calls on Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in his office.
Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs to Japan HONDA Taro called on the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in his office today. Matters of mutual interest were discussed in the meeting.
The Minister for Economic Affairs welcomed the Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs to Japan to his office and extended gratitude for taking out his time to visit the Ministry.
He apprised the Vice-Minister that Pakistan values reciprocal and congenial relations with Japan. Japanese economic assistance has played and shall continue to play a vital role in the socio-economic uplift of Pakistan.
The Vice-Minister to Japan mentioned the areas of cooperation between both countries and highlighted that Japan is focused on providing its continuous support for Health, education, Environment, Security, Disaster Management and Water & Sanitation through various projects. Minister Ayaz Sadiq appreciated and highlighted the current flood situation of the country and hoped to learn from Japanese experience of dealing with situations like flood.
The meeting was followed by a signing ceremony that was held between the Federal Secretary for Economic Affairs and the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan. In the signing ceremony, the Parliamentary Vice-Minister HONDA stated, “I am delighted to be able to visit Pakistan on the unique occasion of the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan. I will make every effort to strengthen the friendship between the two countries by continuous development cooperation, especially in the sectors such as water supply and sewage, disaster prevention, health, and education, as well as by promoting people-to-people exchanges and expanding trade and investment.”