Courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary MATSUNO Hirokazu by Mr. WAN Gang, Vice Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee
On September 28, commencing at 2:25 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Chief Cabinet Secretary Mr. MATSUNO Hirokazu received a courtesy call from Mr. WAN Gang, Vice Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee, who was visiting Japan to attend the State Funeral of former Prime Minister ABE Shinzo. The overview is as follows:
- At the outset, Chief Cabinet Secretary MATSUNO expressed his gratitude to Vice Chairman WAN for his visit to Japan to attend the State Funeral of former Prime Minister ABE Shinzo.
- In response, Vice Chairman WAN stated that he attendance was on behalf of the Chinese government and he wishes to once again express his heartfelt condolences. He also stated that his visit to Japan indicates the importance the Chinese side attaches to Japan-China relations and as well as to the Kishida administration.
- The two sides shared the recognition that on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China this year, it is important that both sides strive to realize their shared vision for “building a constructive and stable relationship” which was agreed between the leaders of the two countries.