Congratulatory Message from H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs to H.E. Dr. Khaled bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah, New Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar

June 28, 2013
Japanese

    1. On Thursday, June 28, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Dr. Khaled bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah upon his nomination as the Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar on Wednesday, June 26.
    2. In his message to H.E. Dr. Al-Attiyah, Minister Kishida expressed his congratulation on the nomination on behalf of the government and people of Japan and expressed his intention to cooperate proactively with H.E. Dr. Al-Attiyah to further strengthen the bilateral relations and friendship with Qatar in the various fields such as foreign policy, energy, defense exchange, economy, culture, and people-to-people exchanges.

* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.