PM to attend state funeral for late Shinzo Abe

2022-08-23 18:08:44

Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene received a delegation headed by Moto Hayashi, a member of the House of Representatives of the Japanese Parliament and Chairman of the Japan-Mongolia Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Expressing gratitude to the delegation for paying a visit to Mongolia in a large group on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, the Prime Minister noted that cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries has made a valuable contribution to the development and expansion of the relations between Mongolia and Japan. Moreover, the Prime Minister expressed interest in implementing big projects and programs in the next 50 years and further expanding cooperation.

The Prime Minister expressed his deepest condolences over the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, while underscoring his valuable contribution made to the development of Mongolia-Japan bilateral relations. He then noted that he will be attending the state funeral for Shinzo Abe which will be held on September 27.

The Prime Minister also expressed his desire to implement a project to extract hydrogen from coal and build a hydrogen power plant, and during his visit to Japan, he expressed his interest in meeting with representatives of companies in this area and exchanging ideas.


For his part, Mr. Moto Hayashi thanked Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene for expressing his solidarity through his attendance at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo-2020 Summer Olympics amid the difficult situation of the pandemic.

The meeting also touched on the expansion of cooperation in the infrastructure, education, and tourism sectors.

On the occasion of the diplomatic anniversary, more than 80 people arrived in Mongolia representing the Japanese House of Representatives, Japan-Mongolia Parliamentary Friendship Group, and the business sector.

Following the meeting, Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene received President of Tokushukai Medical Group Shinichi Higashi.

During the meeting, Mr. Shinichi Higashi expressed his desire to establish a Cardiovascular Center in Mongolia. He also said that he will pay attention to the training of doctors and the exchange of mutual experience.

Tokushukai Medical Group, which is famous in Japan for endoscopic surgery and cardiovascular surgery, donated medical equipment such as hemodialysis machines to our country in the past.