Bahrain, Japan to boost trade ties
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain and Japan signed an agreement yesterday to encourage and protect investment as both the Kingdoms celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
The agreement aims to provide an appropriate investment environment to enhance activities by investors in Bahrain and Japan, encourage investment between the two countries, and highlight Bahrain as an attractive investment destination for Japanese companies.
The deal came as Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa held talks with Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Honda Taro, who is in the Kingdom on an official visit.
Shaikh Salman stressed the importance of the agreement consolidating economic and investment cooperation between Bahrain and Japan. The minister stressed Bahrain's keenness to boost cooperation with Japan in various fields, especially concerning the economy and investments.
The minister highlighted Bahrain's development and growth at all levels, thanks to the attention accorded by HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the keenness and follow-up of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.