Japan Responds to Political Uncertainty in Algeria

Friday, March 15, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan voiced hope that Algeria’s current president decision not to seek another term will move promised reforms forward and maintain stability in that country.

“Japan pays close attention to the decision of Algerian President Bouteflika not to seek his fifth term and his announcement of a plan to reform the Algerian political system before the next presidential election,” said a statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga on Thursday. “Japan hopes th...

Jordanians Appeal to Japan Not to Accept New Ambassador

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Lina Annab

Amman- (PanOrient News) The nomination of Lina Annab for the post of Jordan's ambassador to Japan faced a wave of protests in her home country, with many Jordanians appealing through local media and social media to Japan and its embassy in Amman to reject the appointment. Protesters from various groups said that Annab, the former minister of tourism and antiquities, was responsible for the incident of the school trip to the Dead Sea, which claimed 21 lives.

Wasfi al-Rawashdeh, a former Jorda...

Saudi Arabia Appoints Nayef al-Fahadi As Ambassador to Japan

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ambassador-Designate Al-Fahadi

Tokyo- (PanOrient News)
Saudi Arabia has announced the appointment of Nayef bin Marzouq Al-Fahadi as ambassador to Japan. He was sworn in before the Saudi King Salman on Feb. 10.

Al-Fahadi, 46, holds a bachelor's degree in comparative studies from Japan's Miyazaki University and thus has familiarity with Japan. He also earned a master’s in law from Australia's Monash University, according to Saudi media reports and the Saudi foreign ministry.

Al-Fahadi has actively held many positions ...