Tokyo, 7 July 2023 (TDI): A delegation from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces called upon the Ambassador of Pakistan to Japan, Raza Bashir Tarar, at the Pakistan Embassy in Japan. This delegation was from the Training Evaluation, Research, and Development Command.
The delegation was briefed about the diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Japan. Pakistan and Japan have maintained strong defense relations with each other. Pakistan has also trained a notable number of officers from Japan.
During the briefing, the delegation was informed about the economic ties between Pakistan and Japan, which have been growing steadily over the years. Japan has been one of Pakistan’s largest trading partners, with bilateral trade reaching billions of dollars annually.
The two countries have also collaborated on various infrastructure projects, including the construction of highways and power plants. In addition to defense and economic ties, Pakistan and Japan share cultural and educational exchanges as well.
Many Pakistani students study at Japanese universities, while Japanese tourists visit Pakistan to explore its rich history and culture.
Japan is also home to a huge amount of Pakistani labor, which exceeds the number of 20000 statistically. Japan also signed an MoU to import skilled labor from Pakistan last month to upgrade its labor force.
Ambassador Tarar also updated the delegation about the recent ” Model Police Station” established in the KPK province of Pakistan with the collaboration of the Government of Japan, UNDP, and the KPK Government.
Pakistan and Japan share the goal of a peaceful, stable world, and this kind of meeting helps to strengthen the ties between the two countries. After concluding the briefing, an interaction session was arranged between Ambassador Tarar and the delegation.
This meeting was seen as a positive step towards fostering greater cooperation and collaboration between Pakistan and Japan to work for regional peace and stability.