Visit to Japan by Dr. Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Palestinian Authority

November 17, 2010

  1. Dr. Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Palestinian Authority, will visit Japan from November 23 (Tue) to 26 (Fri).

  2. During his stay in Japan, Dr. Fayyad will meet with Mr. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs and other government senior officials to exchange views extensively on the current situation of the Middle East peace process and cooperation to establish a viable Palestinian State.

  3. This is Dr. Fayyad’s first visit to Japan since he became Prime Minister. Taking this opportunity, Japan intends to elaborate its contribution to progress in the peace process. It is expected that this visit will further promote the Japan – Palestinian relationship.