The Prime Minister stated that in Tokyo she also spoke with businessmen who are investing in Serbia, and added that we have taken advantage of the fact that we are home to companies like "Nidec", "Yazaki", "Toyo Tires".
Kishido, expressing gratitude to Brnabic for coming to the state funeral of the former Japanese prime minister, noted that Abe visited Serbia in 2018, after which Japanese investors invested.
He added that Serbia and Japan are celebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations, and accordingly pointed to the friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Brnabic spoke in Tokyo this morning with representatives of the Serbia-Japan Parliamentary Friendship League about all issues concerning the relations between the two countries.
At the working breakfast, Brnabic reminded that the two countries are celebrating 140 years of friendship and diplomatic relations this year, and that yesterday was the day when those relations were established almost a century and a half ago.
I would like to hear from you how Japan views all the events in Europe and the challenges we all face in the world, said the Prime Minister and expressed her gratitude for their commitment to building ties and friendship with Serbia, assessing that it means a lot to us in every sense – political, economic and human.
The parliamentary friendship group with Serbia in the Japanese parliament is led by Ichiro Aisawa for years, as well as honorary consul general of Serbia in Osaka and the president of the company “Kincho” Naohide Ueyama and former ambassador of Japan to Serbia Tadashi Nagai, who is also the president of the Serbia-Japan Society and an honorary citizen of Belgrade.
Aisawa welcomed the Prime Minister of Serbia and said that he will continue to contribute to the development of relations between Serbia and Japan.