WAM TOKYO, 26th February, 2014 (WAM)--His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, here today witnessed the signing ceremony of a number of agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs).
The two sides signed the schedules on amending the Air Services Agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Japan. The deal was signed by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, while on behalf of Japan by Fumio Kishida, Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
They also signed MoU on the development of joint cooperation committee work between the UAE's Ministry of Development and International Cooperation and Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It aims to boost joint cooperation and understanding over the implementation of international development initiatives and international aid in areas of interest and concern. The MoU was signed by the UAE and Japan Foreign Ministers.
The UAE Energy Minister, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry signed MoU on the peaceful use of nuclear energy in the UAE.
Abdullah Saeed Al Darmeki, CEO of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and Hiroshi Takada, Chairman and CEO of Small and Medium Enterprise and Regional Innovation in Japan, signed an agreement on extension and amendment of the MoU between the Khalifa Fund and SME and Regional Innovation in Japan.
The event was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, the delegation accompanying Sheikh Mohamed and senior Japanese officials.