King Meets Head and Members of Jordanian-Japanese Parliament Friendship Committee

تم نشره في Wed 26 October / Oct 2016. 12:00 AM
  • King Meets Head and Members of Jordanian-Japanese Parliament Friendship Committee

TOKYO — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, started his official visit to the Japanese capital Tokyo, by meeting chairman and members of the Jordanian-Japanese Parliamentary Friendship Committee.

During the meeting, His Majesty stressed the importance of boosting cooperation between judicial institutions in the two countries, and the exchange of visits to serve bilateral ties between Jordan and Japan, whose diplomatic relations date back 62 years.

The King touched on Jordan's parliamentary elections which were held last September and have been commended by international observers.

His Majesty also spoke about the pressures facing Jordan due to the Syrian refugee crisis, and commended the support provided by Japan to the Kingdom in various domains that enabled it to address challenges resulting from regional crises.

King Abdullah also reviewed Jordan's stance on regional and international crises as well as the Kingdom's efforts with influential powers, including Japan, to find political solutions that guarantee global peace and security.

He also highlighted the importance of regional and international efforts to counter terrorism and terrorist gangs with a comprehensive strategy to preserve peace and stability in the world.

Head of the Jordanian-Japanese Parliamentary Friendship Committee Kazunari Tanaka praised efforts of His Majesty the King to bring about peace and stability in the Middle East as well as Jordan's humanitarian role towards the Syrian refugees.

He urged the international community to provide financial and technical support to the Kingdom to enable it to continue humanitarian services to the refugees, mainly in the health, educational, energy and water sectors.

King Abdullah also met with President of the Jordanian-Japanese Friendship Society Mikio Sasaki and discussed with him the society's efforts to enhance economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries.

Talks during the meeting also dealt with ties of partnership and cooperation between Jordan and Japan that are progressively developing in various fields.

His Majesty expressed appreciation of the support and technical assistance provided by Japan to Jordan's development programs and plans that contribute to achieving sustainable development in the Kingdom .

The meeting was attended by the director of the King's Office and Jordan's ambassador to Japan.

Earlier here in Amman, His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein was sworn in as Regent in the presence of Cabinet members.