H.E. Ambassador Meet MP Mrs. Tanaka Mieko

H.E. Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Japan, Abdul-Rahman Al Otaibi, held talks with Member of House of Representatives (HR) of Japan Mrs. Tanaka Miyoko at HR headquarters on February 4th, 2010, about the latest developments of the Japanese political and economic scene. As far as bilateral relations are concerned, H.E. stated that as the State of Kuwait and Japan will be celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of their distinguished historical diplomatic relations and cooperation, the two countries are due to embrace further progress and prosperity in the coming fifty years and beyond.

H.E. also pointed to the historical achievement Kuwaiti women reaped when they secured four seats in the Kuwaiti Parliament in May 2009 legislative elections, and underscored their role in the development of democracy in Kuwait. In her turn, Mrs. Miyoko welcomed the success Kuwaiti women achieved in Parliamentary elections, and emphasized that such success will further promote and strengthen the democratic process Kuwait is embarking on. By the same token, she appreciated the idea of joining the Kuwaiti-Japanese Parliamentary Committee and exchanging visits in the framework of the bilateral parliamentary cooperation.