July 20, 2016, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Japan Dr. Hfmrokhon Zarifi met with delegation of Ibaraki Prefecture lead by Vice-Governor Ms. Yachie Yamaguchi. Faculty members of Tsukuba University, Dr. Hisashi Sanada and Prof. Zubaidullo Ubaidulloev also attended the meeting.
During the meeting the enhancement of mutually beneficial cooperation with Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan in the areas of interest, such as science, education, sports, tourism, cultural, economic, trade, export of fruits and fresh vegetables, as well as the implementation of the projects and joint activities were discussed.
In light of the forthcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games the sides exchanged views on issues related to sport and joint contribution to the development of cooperation in this field.
The parties also expressed their satisfaction with the current level of cooperation and the process of development of bilateral relations between Tajikistan and Tsukuba University and expressed their readiness to strengthen beneficial cooperation
At the end of the meeting, Vice-Governor invited the Ambassador to visit Ibaraki Prefecture.