June 29, 2021 — Today, the South Sudanese president, Mr. Salva Kiir, and the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, Amb. Tsutsumi Naohiro, met at the Republican Palace, J1, to discuss the bilateral relations between the two countries.
According to the press statement from Kiir’s office, the two leaders discussed how Japan can help South Sudan with its developmental projects and implementation of the peace agreement.
“The President and his guest discussed areas of bilateral interests between South Sudan and Japan focusing on development projects and the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.” The Presidential Press Unit stated.
The meeting was attended by the Executive Director in the Office of the President Hon. James Deng Wal.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, Hon. James Deng Wal said President Kiir commended the Japanese government for supporting development projects in South Sudan as well as the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
Hon. James Deng Wal expressed the willingness and commitment of H.E. the President to continue to strengthen the bilateral ties with Japan.