Qureshi & Takashi Kurai discuss enhancing Pakistan-Japan cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and the outgoing Japanese ambassador Takashi Kurai on Wednesday exchanged ideas on enhancing cooperation in political, defense, economic and commercial sectors.

In a farewell call on the foreign minister in Islamabad upon completion of his tenure in Pakistan, Takashi Kurai said that the Japan-Pakistan relations are characterized by mutual respect and support for each other.

The ambassador pointed out that during his stay in Pakistan, he was accorded immense support and assistance by state institutions of Pakistan and was received with open doors everywhere in Pakistan.

The foreign minister commended the Japanese ambassador for the effective engagement and work done during his stay in Pakistan, aimed of promoting bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Japan.

Both sides expressed satisfaction over the enhanced high-level exchanges between the two Countries and expressed readiness to promote overall bilateral relations between Pakistan and Japan through intensified contacts.

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