Foreign Minister Nakasone to Attend the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the “Forum for the Future” under the “Broader Middle East and North Africa: BMENA” Initiative
October 15, 2008
- Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will attend the
fifth ministerial meeting of the “Forum for the Future” under the “Broader
Middle East and North Africa : BMENA” Initiative to be held on October
18 and 19 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
- At the meeting, Japan, as the chair of the G8, will serve as a co-chair
together with the United Arab Emirates. There will be an exchange
of views on assistance for reform efforts in the BMENA region and the situation
in the Middle East.
- On the second day of the meeting, Ms. Seiko Hashimoto, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, will attend the meeting to serve as a co-chair of the ministerial meeting.
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