Abu Dhabi: Noora Mohammad Al Ka’abi, Minister for Culture and Knowledge Development, attended on Wednesday night a reception hosted by Kanji Fujiki, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE, on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

In a speech on the occasion, the Japanese ambassador hailed the strong bilateral relations between Japan and the UAE, stressing the interest of his country to boost these relations for the benefit of both countries, and the interests of the two friendly peoples.