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Congratulatory Message from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the New Amir of the State of Qatar H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

June 26, 2013

  1. On Wednesday, June 26, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a congratulatory message to H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani upon his accession as the new Amir of the State of Qatar on Tuesday, June 25.
  2. In his message to H.H. Sheikh Tamim, Prime Minister Abe expressed his congratulation on the accession on behalf of the Government and people of Japan and expressed his admiration to H.H. Sheikh Tamim’s activities as the Heir Apparent in various fields such as foreign policy, education, and health. Prime Minister Abe also expressed that the Government of Japan will make its best efforts to strengthen the bilateral relations with Qatar.

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