ISLAMABAD: Technology transfer from Japan and human resource development in Pakistan need to be encouraged through cooperative ventures, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Japan, Farukh Amil emphasized on Tuesday.
He was talking to Governor Masaru Hashimoto of Ibaraki Prefecture during a meeting and discussed matters of mutual interest including bilateral relations in their historical and politico-economic perspective.
According to a message received here from Tokyo, the Governor expressed his deep condolences for victims of 2013 earthquake in Pakistan.
The Ambassador reiterated Pakistani’s feelings of sympathy and support for people of Ibaraki who suffered the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Ambassador Farukh expressed his deep appreciation to people and government of Japan for their assistance to build infrastructure in Pakistan and help during natural calamities.
Governor Masaru briefed the Ambassador about distinguishing features of Ibaraki Prefecture including the world class Science City of Tsukuba and its famous university.
Ibaraki, he pointed out, is home to renowned companies such as Hino Motors, Komatsu, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Chugoku Lumber production and manufacturers of industrial robots. He said Ibaraki Prefecture is also rich in agriculture and marine products.
The Ambassador requested the Governor to visit Pakistan and experience its cultural richness and warmth.