WAM Tokyo, 25th Feb. 2014 (WAM) — His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has hailed UAE-Japan’s ties as distinguished and were receiving support and care from leaderships of both countries.
Sheikh Mohamed said he was looking forward to take bilateral relations to a new era of promising cooperation where the two countries can share expertise in areas of education, scientific research, physiotherapy, industry, technology and renewable energy.
Sheikh Mohamed made his remarks during a meeting today in the Japanese capital Tokyo with Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, in attendance of H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, and HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister. The two sides discussed ways of enhancing friendly ties between the two countries as well as an array of issues of common interest.
The Japanese minister welcomed Sheikh Mohamed and his accompanying delegation, stressing that the trip signifies the progress of bilateral ties in all fields. He expressed Japan’s sincere desire to expand cooperation with the UAE and generate new opportunities for joint projects. Both leaderships of the UAE and Japan, he affirmed, were keen to strengthen these ties for serving mutual interests.
The meeting was attended by Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, Nasser Ahmed Al Suweidi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Director of the Department of East Asia and Pacific, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, Abdulla Nasser Al Suwaidi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Saeed Ali Yousef Al Nowais, UAE. Ambassador to Japan.