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METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE, via Video Conference

September 3, 2020

On August 25 (Tue.) 2020, Mr. Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), via video conference.

At the meeting, Minister Kajiyama conveyed his appreciation for the UAE’s stable supply of crude oil to Japan and encouraged Minister Al Jaber to support Japanese companies’ participation in the field of upstream resource development in Abu Dhabi. Moreover, the two sides agreed that Japan and the UAE will continue to closely collaborate through cooperation not only in the field of energy but also in such fields as advanced technologies and medical care by taking opportunities such as the 50th anniversary of the national foundation of the UAE in 2021 and the 50th anniversary in 2022 since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and the UAE.

References: Energy relationships between Japan and the UAE

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