Eleventh Senior Officials Meeting of the "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue
TOKYO – On March 25, 2016 in Tokyo was held the 11 meeting of the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the “Central Asia plus Japan” Dialogue, attended by Deputies of Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the Special Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan for Central Asia. The Kazakh delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Mr. Akylbek Kamaldinov.
During the meeting, the heads of delegations of the Central Asian countries and Japan discussed the issues of further strengthening of multilateral cooperation in the field of transport and logistics, trade and investment, security, development and cultural-humanitarian cooperation.
A. Kamaldinov noted the importance of promoting mutually beneficial projects in the above areas with the involvement of best practices and modern technologies of Japan.
Head of the Kazakh delegation held bilateral meeting with Mr. H.Seko, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary in the Government of Japan. During the meeting, A.Kamaldinov expressed hope for further development of fruitful cooperation with Japan.