Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council held in Tokyo

The Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council kicked off on Monday in Tokyo to discuss strengthening economic, commercial and investment cooperation between the two sides, Emirates News Agency reported.

The council, which is now in its ninth edition, focused on discussions between joint working groups in energy, renewable energy, infrastructure, media, education, and human resource development.

Over 50 senior officials and executive directors from the public and private sectors from both countries took part in the event.

The council is chaired by Ahmed Jassem Al Zaabi, chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, and Sasaki Nobuhiko, president of the Japan Cooperation Centre for the Middle East.