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Abu Dhabi, Japan to hold investment talks

Event will discuss enhancing cooperation in science and advanced technology

  • WAM
  • Published: 18:44 February 9, 2013
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: Nasser Ahmad Al Suwaidi, chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, and Japanese Economic, Trade and Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will on Sunday open the Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Meeting, which will be attended by high-profile officials and businessmen from both countries.

Al Suwaidi and Motegi will deliver two inaugural speeches to highlight the development of economic and investment relations between the two sides as well as plans of the two governments to strengthen the role of the private sector.

To be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the event will also witness the signing of the Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council Treaty to boost cooperation in economic fields, in addition to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi and Tokyo Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology to enhance cooperation in the areas of science and advanced technology.

The sessions will also highlight the investment potential in Abu Dhabi in the light of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which focuses on the development of non-oil sectors to achieve sustainable growth.

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