Exclusive interview with Mr. Shigeru Ushio, Secretary-General for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, Japan
"Japan has been steadily implementing its measures in line with the three pillars of TICAD VI. On the other hand, I would like to note that we could have gone further to achieve the 30 billion if it had not been for debt sustainability problems in some recipient countries. We are on track but the preliminary track record as of September this year is USD 16 billion."
Exclusive interview with H.E. Mitsugu Saito, Ambassador of Japan to Oman
"Japan-Oman diplomatic relations started in the early ‘70s, but the relationship between the nations started long before. Princess Buthaina, Sultan Qaboos’ aunt, was the daughter of a Japanese woman that married the late Sultan Taimur, Sultan Qaboos’ grandfather."