Vientiane, October 3, 2018
I would like to express my warmest and cordial congratulation on the occasion of Your Excellency’s re-appointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.
I stand ready to continue working closely with Your Excellency to further enhance and deepen long-standing friendly relations and good strategic partnership cooperation between our two nations, as well as the cooperation between our two Foreign Ministries in the years to come for mutually tangible benefits of our two countries as well as for peace, stability and cooperation for development in the region and the world at large.
May I take this opportunity to wish Your Excellency good health, happiness and success in your noble task.
Please accept Your Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.
His Excellency Mr. Taro KONO
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan