Director of the Middle East and Africa Department at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Konagaya Hideaki, has discussed ways to expanding trade exchange and economic cooperation between Libya and Japan.

This came during his visit to the capital, Tripoli, during which he exchanged views with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Libyan Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Mohammed Al-Raaed, about the enormous capabilities of the Libyan market, which opens the door to further cooperation between the two countries, according to the Foreign Ministry Facebook page.

The Japanese official met with the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs, Mohammed Issa, to discuss the progress of Japanese-Libyan relations, where the two parties agreed on the importance of achieving cooperation between Libyan and Japanese businessmen.