Mon 24-04-2017 17:51 PM
TOKYO, 24th April, 2017 (WAM) -- UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, met separately Hiroshige Seko, Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Hirokazu Matsuno, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, on Monday as part of his visit to Japan.
During the meetings, the two sides discussed the possibilities to expand scope of joint cooperation in areas of trade, industry, education, culture, sciences and technology.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed termed UAE-Japan ties as ''solid'' and emphasised the UAE's keenness to further consolidate them, particularly in economy, industry, trade and education.
The Japanese ministers welcomed Sheikh Abdullah's visit, lauding the progress and development being witnessed by the UAE.
Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and Khalid Al Amri, UAE Ambassador to Japan, attended the meetings.