November 13, 2020
On November 12 (Thur.), 2020, Mr. Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Former Minister of Energy and Industry, State of Qatar.
During this call, Minister Kajiyama offered his congratulations to Former Minister Al-Sada for his receipt of the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun as the Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals in the fall of 2020. Following this, he stated his gratitude to Mr. Al-Sada for his efforts in enhancing the Japan-Qatar relationship in the past, his significant contributions to Qatar’s provision of support for Japan’s recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, including Qatar’s urgent additional supply of LNG to Japan immediately after the earthquake.
Moreover, the two sides held discussions on the importance of enhancing the bilateral relationship placing the field of energy at the core and agreed to continue close collaboration between the two countries.
Division in Charge
Petroleum and Natural Gas Division, Natural Resources and Fuel Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy