Visit to Japan by Mr. Jibril Mahmoud Muhammad Rajoub, President of the Palestinian Football Association, President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee (Fateh Central Committee Member)
March 9, 2012
- From Saturday, March 10 to Saturday, March 17, Mr. Jibril Mahmoud Muhammad Rajoub, President of the Palestinian Football Association, President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee, and Fateh Central Committee Member, will visit Japan at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
- During his stay in Japan, President Rajoub will pay a courtesy call on Mr. Ryuji Yamane, Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. The President is also scheduled to exchange views with Japan's sports administrators and observe and exchange opinions with people involved in some of the sports education schemes implemented by Japan's major sports associations.
- President Rajoub is also scheduled to attend a seminar hosted by the Middle East Research Institute of Japan, in addition to which he will visit Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, and other places heavily damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake, in order to observe reconstruction sites and pay a courtesy call on Ms. Emiko Okuyama, Mayor of Sendai City. Furthermore, the President will visit Hiroshima City to pay a courtesy call on Mr. Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima City, and visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, among other activities.
- (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)