Japan-Tanzania Relations

September 26, 2022
Japan-Tanzania Summit Meeting1 (Photo: Cabinet Public Affairs Office)
Japan-Tanzania Summit Meeting2 (Photo: Cabinet Public Affairs Office)

On September 26, commencing at 2:45 p.m. for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan, held a summit meeting with Hon. Mr. Majaliwa Kassim MAJALIWA, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, who is visiting Japan to attend the State Funeral for Former Prime Minister ABE Shinzo. The overview of the meeting is as follows.

  1. At the outset, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Majaliwa for his attendance at the State Funeral for Former Prime Minister ABE Shinzo and stated he wished to further develop excellent diplomatic relation established under former Prime Minister Abe. In response, Prime Minister Majaliwa conveyed his condolences to former Prime Minister Abe.
  2. Prime Minister Kishida then expressed his willingness to further develop bilateral economic relations. Prime Minister Majaliwa expressed his appreciation for Japan's extensive support in many areas for the development of Tanzania and his willingness for cooperation to further develop bilateral economic relations.
  3. Furthermore, the both sides shared the view that every state should respect international rules and standards and continue to work together in responding to international issues, such as the situation in Ukraine. Prime Minister Kishida also stated the importance of strengthening food security and the both sides confirmed to cooperate with each other on this issue. They also confirmed to work for further development of bilateral relations, following up on the outcome of TICAD 8.

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