Prime Minister J.Erdenebat received outgoing Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia Takenori Shimizu on Tuesday. At the beginning of their meeting, the Prime Minister emphasized that Ambassador Shimizu, a famous Mongol scholar, has greatly contributed to developing relations and cooperation between the two countries for nearly 40 years.
Prime Minister J.Erdenebat expressed his satisfaction with the strategic partnership cooperation between the two countries, which Ambassador Shimizu helped accomplish during his five-year mission. He also thanked the Ambassador for helping make his visit to Japan successful.
During the meeting, Ambassador Shimizu said that his five-year mission has gone by very quickly for him. He pointed out that Mongolia has had the opportunity to kickstart economic development in recent years, but did not take advantage of the opportunity.
The Ambassador stated that he thinks the Mongolian economy will recover in the next three years if the Government of Mongolia executes robust policy. He asked the Prime Minister to help support the work of the next Japanese Ambassador to Mongolia.
At the end of their meeting, Prime Minister J.Erdenebat said that he believes Ambassador Shimizu will work for Mongolia by collaborating with Japanese and Mongolian entrepreneurs and pursuing Japanese investment in Mongolia.