Secretary-General of ASEAN meets with Foreign Minister of Japan

Secretary-General of ASEAN Dr Kao Kim Hourn met with Foreign Minister of Japan Kamikawa Yoko in Tokyo today. Dr Kao and FM Kamikawa exchanged views on ASEAN-Japan relations and relevant regional issues. To further advance the long-standing partnership, they also agreed to work closely to promote the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in conjunction with this year’s 50th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan relations. Dr Kao assured FM Kamikawa of ASEAN Secretariat’s continued support in preparation for the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit to be held in Tokyo in December 2023.

By Nadeem Faisal Baiga