TOKYO: The outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed hope that bilateral relations between Japan and Pakistan will be further strengthened in future.
In a tweet, the outgoing Prime Minister of Japan and Leader of Liberal Democratic Party also thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his warm words of kindness.
“Thank you, Prime Minister Imran Khan for your warm words of kindness. I sincerely hope that our bilateral relations will be further strengthened in the future,” Abe tweeted.
Earlier, Imran Khan had expressed his best wishes for his good health and future endeavours, saying that “great progress had been made in Pakistan-Japan ties under PM Abe Shinzo, with relations being further strengthened under his leadership, leading to enhanced cooperation in all areas.”
Abe Shinzo, Japan’s longest serving prime minister since 2012, had resigned from his post due to health concerns.
— 安倍晋三 (@AbeShinzo) September 1, 2020