Japanese Emperor receives credentials of new Egyptian ambassador
Sunday 17/December/2017 - 08:02 PM
The new Egyptian Ambassador accredited to the Tokyo، Mr Ayman Kamel presented his letter of credence to Japanese Emperor Akihito.
Ambassador Ayman Kamel said that he will assume office as a important country like Japan، which has friendly relations with Egypt throughout history، stressing that he will exert utmost effort to continue the cooperation relations.
Japan and Egypt have traditionally enjoyed cordial relations. Considering Egypt to be a very important country for the stability of the Middle East، Japan regards these bilateral relations as the axis of its diplomacy in the region. These bilateral relations have steadily developed through increased political، economic، and cultural exchanges between the two countries.
On the summit level، Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Egypt in January 2015 and President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi visited Japan in February to March 2016. Since then، the bilateral relationship between Japan and Egypt witness a new leap by enhancing the cooperation on Education، Human and Cultural Exchange as well as on the Sustainable and Comprehensive Economic and Social Development.
There are frequent exchanges at the ministerial and leadership level between the two countries. Dr. Aly Abdel-Aal، Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives visited Japan with 9 parliament members in May 2017. Most recently Minister for Foreign Affairs، Taro Kono visited Egypt to participate in the first Ministerial Meeting of the Arab-Japan Political Dialogue and to have the bilateral meetings with President El-Sisi and Foreign Minister Shoukry in September 2017.