On May 22-24, 2019, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Japan Mr. Jalolov Mirzosharif undertook a working visit to Aomori city, during which he met with Mayor of the city and other officials in Aomori city.
It is important to note that during official visit of Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon to Japan (5 October 2018), between the National Olympic Committee of Tajikistan and the Aomori city of Japan was signed Memorandum of Understanding on the pre-Games training for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
In this respect, on May 22, 2019, in a meeting with the Mayor of Aomori Mr. Akihiko Onodera the sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation within the «Host Town» initiative, pre-Games training of Tajik athletes in August of this year in Aomori and other issues of common concern.
At the end of the meeting, Ambassador gave a brief interview to representatives of local media.
On the same day, Ambassador of Tajikistan also had a joint meeting with Mr. Keiichiro Wakai, Chairman of the AOMORI Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Mr. Hidenori Nara, Chairman of Aomori Tourism and Convention Association.
During the conversation, the parties exchanged views on the establishment of relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the city of Aomori in the trade, economic and tourism spheres, and discussed the possibility of establishing cooperation between Tajikistan and local entrepreneurs and tourism companies.
After this meeting, Ambassador of Tajikistan delivered a detailed presentation entitled “Tourism and Investment opportunities of Tajikistan” to representatives of travel agencies and private travel companies of Aomori city, where he familiarized participants with the investment and tourism potential of Tajikistan, enabled environments in the country for the development of these areas.
On May 23, 2019, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan Mirzosharif Jalolov visited Aomori Public University and met with Prof Kaoru KATORI, President of the University and Prof Yukio YAGETA Chancellor, during which the parties exchanged views on the university’s educational and training program and development of cooperation between Aomori State University and educational institutions of Tajikistan.
Afterwards, the Ambassador of Tajikistan delivered a lecture to the faculty members and university students on the political and socio-economic development of Tajikistan and diplomatic relations with Japan. At the end of the lecture given detailed answers to interested questions.
As part of his working visit, the Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan also visited industrial enterprises, apple orchards and cultural and historical sites organized by the administration of the Mayor of Aomori city.