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Sharjah finance team in Japan to boost ties

UAE, July 21, 2019

A delegation from Sharjah Finance Department (SFD) recently visited Tokyo, Japan, and held meeting with their Japanese counterparts to discuss various possibilities aimed at strengthening relationships between the two countries.

The meetings were held at the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and was attended by Sharjah’s delegation headed by Waleed Al Sayegh, director general of Sharjah Finance Department; Tom Koczwara and Abdellatif Al Ali from the Debt Management Office.

Kazuhisa Yumikura, global head of Infrastructure and Environment Finance Group, led the Japanese delegation.

The Sharjah delegation presented the latest developments in the emirate’s strong economy and financial position, along with its infrastructure plans.

Al Sayegh said: “We have an excellent relationship with JBIC and are delighted to have the opportunity to meet with them to enhance our relationship even further.”

“The meeting helped us utilise the platform for the discussion of the various financial products that can prove beneficial in strengthening our partnership with them in the long-run,” he added.

Yumikura continued: “Sharjah and JBIC have enjoyed successful ties over the years and have been always committed to deeply strengthening and furthering their relationship towards building a stronger partnership.”

“We are currently engaged with financing power projects and plants in Sharjah and are open for any further opportunities,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service


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