Japan and Western Australia has long been a strong trading partner with natural resources being the main driver. However, the ties are not limited to this sector. As many as 11 sister cities including Kobe Prefecture have been established and with new direct flight from Perth to Tokyo in service, enhanced people-to-people exchanges are expected.
During his visit, Ambassador reconfirmed the importance of the long-term partnership between Japan and Western Australia extending from natural resources to culture. Based on this successful visit, Ambassador Takahashi will continue to expend every effort to further strengthen the relationship between Japan and Western Australia.
with the Hon Kim Beazley,
Governor of Western Australia
with the Hon Mark McGowan,
Premier of Western Australia