Japan-Malaysia Relations

November 13, 2014
Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office
On November 13 (Wednesday), commencing at 4:45 p.m. (local time) for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, held a meeting with Dato' Sri Haji Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, in Naypyidaw, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, where Prime Minister Abe was on a visit to attend the ASEAN-related Summit Meetings. An overview of the meeting is as follows:
1.  Prime Minister Abe stated that he had met with Prime Minister Najib frequently and would like to continue deepening the wide range of cooperative relations with Malaysia. In response to this, Prime Minister Najib stated that he welcomed further enhancement of the already well-established bilateral relationship through his meetings with Prime Minister Abe.
2.  Regarding the Malaysia-Singapore high-speed railway development project, Prime Minister Abe once again conveyed his expectation that Japan's Shinkansen system would be adopted for the project and Prime Minister Najib gave an explanation on the current status of the project.
3.  Moreover, concerning the field of maritime safety, Prime Minister Abe conveyed his intention to continue to assist the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on this occasion.

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