Holding of the eighth meeting of the Japan-Qatar Joint Economic Committee
November 4, 2014
1. On Thursday, November 6, the eighth meeting of the Japan-Qatar Joint Economic Committee will be held in Tokyo.
2. H.E. Mr. Yoichi Miyazawa, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, H.E. Mr. Yasuhide Nakayama, State-Minister for Foreign Affairs and other government officials are scheduled to attend the meeting on the Japanese side, while H.E. Dr. Mohammed Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, and other government officials are scheduled to attend the meeting on the Qatari side.
3. At the meeting, both sides will review the latest update on the development of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries towards “the Comprehensive Partnership,” which was agreed by both sides on the occasion of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the State of Qatar in August 2013, and discuss possibility to further accumulate tangible cooperation in a wide range of fields including energy and business environment.