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Cyprus and Japan enhance their cooperation in the shipping sector

07/02/2023 09:02

Cyprus and Japan constantly enhance their bilateral cooperation, particularly in the shipping sector, and a Cyprus Republic Shipping Bureau will operate during the next months in Tokyo, it was said during a meeting on Monday between the Deputy Minister of Shipping, Vassilis Demetriades, and the new Ambassador of Japan to Cyprus, Yoshio Yamawaki.

According to a press release issued by the Deputy Ministry of Shipping, Demetriades welcomed the Ambassador of Japan and expressed his satisfaction over the continuous enhancement of the bilateral cooperation between Cyprus and Japan, particularly in the shipping sector. He underlined the significant role that the operation of a Shipping Bureau of the Republic of Cyprus in Tokyo during the next months will play towards the further deepening of these relations.

The two sides underlined the importance of developing synergies in various aspects of the shipping sector, such as the green transformation and technology, which can lead to mutually beneficial results both at the bilateral level and at creating common approaches in the framework of the International Maritime Organization, the press release said.