Foreign Minister Shahid arrives in Japan for an official visit

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has arrived in Tokyo, Japan, for an official visit.

During the visit, Minister Shahid will participate in the Munich Leader’s Meeting scheduled to be held in Tokyo from 14-16 May 2023. He will also meet with his Japanese counterpart, Hayashi Yoshimasa, and other Ministers attending the Munich Leader’s Meeting.

According to the Foreign Ministry, the Munich Leader’s Meeting is organized by the Munich Security Conference and is designed to take place as a 24-hour off-the-record meeting in various capitals across the world. It brings together heads of government and international organizations, ministers, parliamentarians, civil society representatives, leading CEOs, and high-level private sector representatives, as well as reputable journalists, to discuss and debate international security policy and regional security challenges. The Munich Leader’s Meeting is held in partnership with the Government of Japan and will feature high-level roundtables with a specific thematic focus, held under Chatham House rules.

Minister Shahid is accompanied by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Khaleel, Joint Secretary at the Foreign Ministry, Mariyam Midhfa Naeem, Director at the Foreign Ministry, Hussain Jahhaz, and Assistant Director at the Foreign Ministry, Mohamed Shujau.