Japan envoy greets people of Pakistan on `Pakistan Day`

ISLAMABAD:Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, MATSUDA Kuninori on Monday said the meritorious sacrifices rendered by the resilient people of Pakistan over the decades towards achieving the goal of a peaceful and developed Pakistan are highly commendable.

In a felicitations message on Pakistan Day, he extended his warm congratulations and good wishes to the people of Pakistan and the government adding, March 23 is a landmark day in the history of Pakistan and holds a very significant importance for its people, said a news release.

“On this important occasion on behalf of the Government and the people of Japan, I would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to the leadership and the people of Pakistan and offer our best wishes for their prosperity and well-being,” he said.

The ambassador said that Japan attaches great importance to its ties with Pakistan and the relations between the two countries have witnessed steady progress in diverse fields over the decades and Japan remains committed to further strengthening cooperation with Pakistan in all areas of mutual interest.

He reiterated his resolve to further deepen Japan-Pakistan bilateral relations saying, “On the momentous occasion of Pakistan Day, let’s renew our resolute commitment to stay together and work together towards our shared goal of a peaceful, stable and prosperous Pakistan.”