Tokyo , April 14: To celebrate 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Qatar in 2021, various events will be held that aim to deepen mutual understanding and promote friendship between both the countries.
Japan and Qatar look to deepen and diversify their cooperation in a wide range of areas such as culture, arts, sports, education, tourism, economics and sciences. Events should include the implementation or introduction of social contribution activities.
In order to commemorate 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Qatar in 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) will certify suitable events (including SNS and other online events) as commemorative events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Qatar. The certified projects are allowed to use the name and logo of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Japan-Qatar diplomatic relations on their PR media (posters, pamphlets, websites, signboards, placards, etc.).
In the last half century Qatar and Japan have built cooperation and friendship but from this yearthe ties would like to strengthen exchanges in science, technology, education, culture and sports
Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had visited Japan twice in 2019. The Amir had participated in the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito of Japan, in October. Both the countries have already signed the strategic dialogue mechanism to develop those relations to advanced stages of long-term strategic partnership.
The number of people coming from Japan to Qatar is likely to increase as FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar and football is a popular sport in Japan and many soccer lovers are expected to visit Qatar to watch the football world cup in 2022.