Outgoing Japan ambassador calls on President, Prime Minister
The outgoing ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda, in two separate meetings called on President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed his government’s commitment to maintaining sustainable, mutually beneficial and multi-sectoral relations with Pakistan.
The president while commending Ambassador Matsuda’s role in further cementing the already strong ties between the two countries held that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Japan.
In his farewell meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Japanese envoy thanked the Prime Minister for addressing a letter to the new Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, and recalled Prime Minister’s engagement with the Japanese dignitaries on various issues.
PM Khan underscored the high importance Pakistan attached to its relationship with Japan, which was embedded in mutual trust and understanding. He reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong desire to further deepen and broaden bilateral cooperation.
In the regional context, the Prime Minister underscored Pakistan’s vital interest in a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.