Japan, Qatar vow to maintain economic ties

Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kentaro Sonoura revealed his gratitude and satisfaction with his country’s economic ties to Qatar during a meeting with Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani.

Sonoura noted the mutual involvement in bettering different sectors of economic and trade fields, including gas and energy.

Trade exchange volume between the two countries continues to grow as the collaborative efforts develop noteworthy progression in a number of different sectors. In addition, Sonoura credited the frequent trips leaders of each country take to visit the other with keeping the relationship positive.

The minister voiced his gratitude toward the people of Qatar for their support through oil assistance and other areas of need during the natural disasters that struck Japan.

Al Thani spoke about Japan’s importance to Qatar as one of the original countries that began importing Qatari gas. He added that in the future, he hopes Qatar and Japan can continue to grow and work together in supporting each other’s economy through trade in current and future endeavors.
Several businessmen and executives from the Qatar chamber and Japan sat in on the meeting. The attendees noted they would work together to build mutual friendships and grow business particularly in the commerce and agriculture industries.

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