Attendance at Briefing on Japan’s Economic Partnership Strategy.
January 27, 2017: Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Charge d’Affaires a.i., and Mr. Asif Agah, Second Secretary, had the pleasure in attending the Foreign Press Center of Japan’s briefing on “Japan’s Economic Partnership Strategy in 2017”. The guest speaker for the event was Prof. Yorizumi Watanabe, Faculty of Policy Management at Keio University. Prof. Watanabe has significant experience with economic partnership agreements from his time at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international organizations. He addressed the questions of what strategy the administration of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which has set the economy as its highest priority, will take moving forward on economic partnerships in light of several global changes which impact global economies.