Jordan-Japan Friendship Association announced

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal
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AMMAN — HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal announced the founding of the Jordan-Japan Friendship Association on Wednesday. اضافة اعلان

In his speech, he highlighted the importance of the deep-rooted bilateral ties between the Kingdom and Japan, in bridging cooperation between East and West Asia.

He discussed the association's role in building and strengthening relations, noting the role of culture in enabling and strengthening ties between countries and respect for difference and pluralism, the Jordan News Agency, Reported.

His speech focused on business, science, and culture in building partnerships and promoting peace, noting the "need" to develop a comprehensive cultural commitment based on dialogue and celebrating diversity.

Meanwhile Hisako Princess Takamado of Japan delivered on the relations between Jordan and Japan, adding that HRH His Majesty has made several visits to Japan, which reflects the "distinguished" relations between the two countries.

She added that the newly established Jordan-Japan Friendship Association "is an important step in the history of relations."

The head of the Association, Mazen Darwazah, said the HRH His Majesty talked during his visit to Japan in April about the "important" partnership between Jordan and Japan.

For his part, the Japanese Ambassador to Amman, Okuyama Jiro, focused on Japan's support for development in Jordan through JICA, lauding the "historical" ties between the two countries.

The ceremony was attended by HRH Princess Tharwat Al Hassan, HRH Princess Sumaya bint Al Hassan, HRH Princess Wijdan al-Hashemi and Japan's Hisako Princess Takamado and her daughters Tsuguko, including the president of the association Mikio Sasaki.

Also in attendance were ministers, representatives of the Jordanian-Japanese Friendship Committee in the senate, officials, academics, and businesspersons.

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