Yokohama( SONNA), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, His Excellency Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, met on the sidelines of the 7th Session of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit with his Japanese counterpart H.E. Mr. Tarō Kōno and discussed with him ways of enhancing bilateral relations, praising Japan's stances in support of Somalia and its development path.
Minister Awad is a member of the delegation led by His Excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmaajo) participating in the TICAD VII in Yokohama, Japan, from 28-30 August.
The Foreign Ministers of Somalia and Japan stressed the great importance of opening wider horizons of cooperation in several fields of mutual benefit between the two countries and the two friendly peoples.
TICAD is a multilateral leaders’ forum on African development that was first convened in 1993 in Japan.