“Saudi-Japanese Business Forum – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030” Holds Activities 2 Tokyo

On the other hand, the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiro Shiki Seko welcomed, in a similar speech, the visit of the Deputy Crown Prince to Japan and the accompanying delegation of ministers.
He added that the large number of attendees to this forum is an evidence of the great interest being attached to it by the Japanese to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its close ties with Japan.
He pointed out that this relation, which was founded in 1955, has been strengthened steadily in the field of economy, and that the Kingdom is a very important partner for Japan, where it is the largest oil exporter to Japan, stressing that Japan is also one of the largest exporters of various products to the Kingdom, and this is a clear evidence that the relations between them are strong and prosperous.
At the conclusion of his speech, the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry welcomed again the visit being currently paid by the Deputy Crown Prince to Japan, stressing that this visit will lay the foundations for new rules for cooperation between the two friendly countries.
Then, the ceremony of handing over the booklet entitled “Strategic Partners of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030” was held where the Chairman of Japan External Trade Organization JETRO handed over the booklet to the Minister of Commerce and Investment, Dr. Majed Al-Qasabi.
Moreover, the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry also presented the booklet as gifts to the Saudi Ministers.
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