ISLAMABAD – Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Hiroshi OE paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso at the Prime Minister’s House Monday morning.

While talking to the Ambassador, the Prime Minister said that his government is focusing all its energies on holding free, fair, transparent and credible elections in the country on time. “Power will be handed over to the elected representatives without any delay,” affirmed the prime Minister.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan and Japan have close and friendly relations. “We look forward to further improving our economic and trade relations and seek Japan’s assistance in the field of education,” he added.

Referring to the close cooperation between the two countries, Hiroshi OE appreciated the support extended to Japan by Pakistan in the election of its candidate to the office of President Asian development Bank. The Prime Minister said that we value friendship with Japan and would like to benefit from its advancement in the field of the technology so that we can accelerate the pace of economic development in Pakistan.