Meeting between Kazuyuki Hamada, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs and Mr. Melis Mambetjanov, Minister of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic
October 14, 2011
On Thursday, October 13, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Kazuyuki Hamada held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Melis Mambetjanov, Minister of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The outline of the meeting is as follows.
- At the start of the meeting, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hamada expressed his sincere gratitude to the Kyrgyz Republic for its prompt support for Japan in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
- In reply, Finance Minister Mambetjanov conveyed his deep gratitude to Japan for its consistent support for the Kyrgyz Republic over a period of time though the economic assistance. Also, he expressed his expectation to further strengthen the bilateral relationship in the economic area and his high regard for the role played by Japan in the framework of "Central Asia plus Japan ".
- Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hamada expressed his expectation for smooth and peaceful conduct of the presidential election in the Kyrgyz Republic scheduled to be held on October 30 and the Kyrgyz Republic’s democratization. In response to this, Finance Minister Mambetjanov expressed his gratitude to Japan’s support in this field and the determination for the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic toward its democratization.
- (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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