Japan–Saudi Arabia Relations

Japan–Saudi Arabia Relations

Japan-Saudi Arabia relations refer to foreign relations between Saudi Arabia and Japan. Official relations between the two nations were established in 1955.

The first official contacts between the two nations occurred in 1938 when Saudi envoy to the United Kingdom, Hafiz Wahba, visited Japan to attend the opening of the Tokyo Mosque. In the following year the Japanese envoy to Egypt, Yokoyama, visited Saudi Arabia and met with Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh.

In 1953 the Japanese government sent its first delegation to the UK Economic and accelerated the process to culminate in the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1955, and passed the economic relations between the two countries, an important station in the year 1957 as the Kingdom was granted the right of privilege to explore for oil It's a Japanese Arabian Oil Company.

In 1960, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, Kln, when the then Minister for Transport Minister to visit Japan.

And strengthened bilateral relations after the visit of King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz, to Tokyo in 1971 to launch the most important stage in the history of Saudi-Japanese relations, which has seen many of the mutual visits of officials of the two countries.

And strengthened the bonds of relations between the Saudi royal family and the Japanese imperial family through these visits. Was the Crown Prince of Japan at the time Okhito Prince and Princess Michiko Lole Covenant, a visit to the Kingdom in the year 1981.

And on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, crown emperor decrees year 1990, and in 1994 the Crown and the parent in Japan during a visit to the Kingdom.

In 1997, Ryutaro Hashimoto visited the Prime Minister of Japan at that time as part of the Kingdom of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz.

In the month of October of the year 1998, he visited the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Japan, when he was crown prince, and Saudi Arabia signed the agenda of cooperation with Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, was His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Emir of Riyadh region, had visited Japan in April of the same year.

In the year 2001 and visited the Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono announced the UK initiatives in three areas; the promotion of dialogue among civilizations with the Islamic world and the development of water sources, and multi-wide political dialogue.

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