H.E. Ambassador Al-Otaibi Kuwait Ambassador to Japan Visits Fukushima Region

TOKYO, Oct 26 (KUNA) - Kuwaiti Ambassador to Japan Abdulrahman Al-Otaibi visited on Monday Fukushima in the Tohoku region, accompanied by a number of accredited ambassadors in Japan. The visit was organized by the Japanese Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the Fukushima regional council.

The Kuwaiti Embassy said in a statement that Al-Otaibi met during the visit with Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori and Fukushima local officials. The statement noted that the ambassador also toured the area's Fukushima agriculture and technology center, various traditional locations, including a high school.

Uchibori expressed pleasure for the visiting delegation and praised Kuwait's contribution to Fukushima in the aftermath of the Tsunami tragedy in 2011.

For his part, Al-Otaibi expressed appreciation for the warm hospitality and the meaningful tour which highlighted the cultural and historic aspects of Fukushima. (end)