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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Tokyo, Japan, 15 November 2011

President of the General Assembly meets with H.E. Takahiro Yokomichi,
Speaker of Japan’s House of Representatives


During his current trip to Japan, President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today met with H.E. Takahiro Yokomichi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. They exchanged views on a wide range of issues of mutual concern including Japan’s reconstruction efforts in the aftermath of Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011.

President Al-Nasser also discussed the issue of disaster risk reduction, especially in the context of climate change. Improving Disaster Prevention and Response is one of the key focus areas that President Al-Nasser has identified for this 66th session of the General Assembly.


 

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