Pakistan - Japan inch closer further

Pakistan - Japan inch closer further

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Japan have agreed to enhance their leadership level and people to people contacts to further strengthen bilateral relations.

The resolve was expressed during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and members of Japan Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship League at the Japanese parliament in Tokyo today.

The two sides also agreed to explore opportunties in trade, investment and other areas of development.

The Foreign Minister acknowledged the role and efforts of Japan-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship League in furthering mutually beneficial bilateral relations.

Chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship League Sheshiro Eto said that a parliamentary delegation from Pakistan may visit Japan at the earliest.

On the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi conferred Sheshiro Eto with Hilal Pakistan Award in recognition of his services for promotion of relations between Pakistan and Japan.