The Charge d’Affairs of the Japanese Embassy in Libya, Masaaki Amadera, stated that his country is always prepared to support Libya and contribute to its reconstruction and development, in coordination with various United Nations agencies.

Amadera, whilst on an official visit to Benghazi, accompanied by the Deputy Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Libya, Christopher Laker, during which he met with the Mayor of the municipality, Abdul Rahman Al-Abbar, explained that he would visit as many Libyan cities as possible, describing his visit to Benghazi as an outstanding experience.

For his part, Laker stated that the UNDP, along with the support of Japan, is working alongside local authorities to promote stability and peace throughout the country and to provide basic services for citizens in remote areas.