A delegation from the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, recently visited Japan on an official mission. The goal of the visit was to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with local experts and scholars and enhance research ties between the Center and Japanese Institutions. The delegation was headed by Dr. Saud Al-Sarhan, Director of Research, along with Princess Noura Al Saud, Assistant Director of Research and Head of the Energy Studies Unit, and Mr.Faisal Abu al-Hassan, Head of the Contemporary Political Thought Unit.
During their visit, the delegation met with Mr. Uemura, Director General of the Middle East and Africa affairs at the Japanese Foreign Ministry and participated in a joint panel discussion with the Japanese Institute of International Affairs; where they discussed contemporary issues in the Middle East and East Asia. Princess Noura also gave a presentation at the Institute of Energy Economics (IEEJ) on Saudi Arabian Energy Policy, global oil markets, Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and the national transformation program.
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