Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kishi to Visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Turkey

July 16, 2014
Japanese

  1. 1. Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi will visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel, the Palestine and Turkey from July 19 to July 26.
     
    2.Mr.Kishi, in his visit to Cairo, capital of Egypt, between July 19 and July 20, will hold discussions with Egyptian government officials. 
     
    3.From July 22 to 24 , Mr.Kishi will visit Jordan to hold discussions with Jordanian government officials, then continue on to Israel and Palestine, where he will pay a courtesy call on H.E.Dr.Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority,  and hold discussions with parties involved in the Middle East Peace Process.
     
    4.In addition, on July 25 Mr.Kishi will move to Istanbul, Turkey, and visit the site of the Marmaray Project (an undersea rail tube crossing under the Bosphorus Strait), which is one of Japan's leading ODA projects in Turkey, and will also meet and exchange opinions with representatives of Japanese companies doing business in the Turkish market.

(* This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)