BY MARYAM SHAH
ISLAMABAD – Taro KONO, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, will visit the Islamic Republic of Pakistan form 3rd January to 4th January 2018. This is the first visit of a Japanese Foreign Minister to Pakistan since 2009.
During his stay in Pakistan, the Foreign Minister will meet his counterpart,high dignitaries and PM of Pakistan, and discuss matters of bilateral relations as well as regional and international situation.
The Government of Japan is of the view that Pakistan plays an important role for peace and prosperity of the region and that coordination and cooperation between two countries should be further promoted with this in mind. This visit is expected to reconfirm and strengthen the traditionally friendly relationships between Japan and Pakistan.