On March 6, 2019, in the capital city of Japan held a meeting of the Tajikistan-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship League with the participation of parliamentary delegations of the two countries.
The Tajik delegation included Chairman of Parliamentary Friendship League with Japan — Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs, Public Associations and Information of the Parliament of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Olim SALIMZODA, representatives of the lower house of the Parliament of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Abdugaffor RAHMONZODA, Mrs. Gulbakhor NAZIRI, Mrs. Gulbakhor ASHURZODA and Mr. Hokimjon KHOLIKZODA.
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship League with Tajikistan Mr. Keiji FURUYA, Deputy of Chairman — Member of the House of Councilors professor Keizo TAKEMI, Vice Chairman — Member of the House of Representatives Mr. Masahiro IMAMURA and Vice Chairman — Member of House of Representatives Mr. Hajime SASAKI represented Japan Parliamentary delegation.
During the meeting, the members of the Inter-Parliamentary Friendship League of the two countries had an exchange of views on bilateral parliamentary cooperation, necessity of strengthening partnerships between representatives of various sectors of the two countries, promoting direct investment and private sector development, providing special medical equipment to Tajikistan, strengthening cooperation in tourism sector and establishment of training centers.
In this context, both Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Friendship League, Mr. Olim SALIMZODA and Mr. Keiji FURUYA have highly appreciated outcomes of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to Japan (3-5 October 2018) and official visit of Prime Minister of Japan to Tajikistan (24 October 2015), as well as bilateral negotiations at other levels.
The members of the Inter-Parliamentary Friendship League of the two countries also highly appreciated the level of regional and international cooperation, and agreed to implement joint projects in this direction.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Olim SALIMZODA invited his counterpart and members of the Parliamentary Friendship League of Japan with Tajikistan to pay an official visits to Tajikistan.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Japan Mr. Mirzosharif Jalolov also attended the meeting. The meeting was held in the spirit of friendship and mutual understanding.
On the same day, the Parliamentary Delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan visited Imperial Palace in order to familiarize themselves with the culture and architecture of Japan.
In the afternoon, the Parliamentary Delegation went to Hiroshima.