February 13, 2018
Nabeel Shaath, Adviser to the President of the Palestinian Authority, left, and JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka
On February 1, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka met with Nabeel Shaath, Adviser on international relations to the President of the Palestinian Authority at JICA Headquarters in Tokyo. Mr. Shaath came to Japan as the personal envoy of the President.
The discussion began with Mr. Shaath thanking JICA for its cooperation in Palestine on behalf of Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian National Authority. Mr. Kitaoka and Mr. Shaath then discussed the current situation and outlook of Middle East peace and how to further strengthen the relationship.
JICA will continue supporting the peace-building process by promoting the economic and social self-reliance of Palestine.