Saudi, Japanese partnership to continue
On the last day of his stay in Tokyo, the Deputy Crown Prince co-chaired a Saudi Business Council to discuss investment opportunities
At the end of his official visit to Japan on Saturday, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, sent separate cables of thanks to Emperor Akihito, Crown Prince Naruhito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Deputy Crown Prince stressed that his talks with Japanese officials will contribute in deepening relations and enhancing aspects of joint cooperation in the interest of the two peoples.
He highlighted the depth of strategic relations between the two countries and the outcome of talks between the two sides.
Prince Mohammed emphasized the importance of coordination and consultation on joint issues of common interest.
On the last day of his stay in Tokyo, the Deputy Crown Prince co-chaired a Saudi Business Council to discuss investment opportunities.
They also discussed the Council’s desire to raise the level of Saudi vocational training and to support small and medium-size enterprises.
Prince Mohammed also met a number of senior Japanese officials who included Chairman of the Board of Directors of JX Holdings Yasushi Kimura, Executive Director of Japan Exchange Group Koichiro Miyahara, and Tokyo Governor Tokyo Yuriko Koike.
During these separate meeting, discussions were held on investment opportunities in Yanbu and other areas as well as partnership between Saudi Aramco and JX Holdings.
This article was first published by the Saudi Gazette on September 4, 2016.