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Japan intends to increase its investment in Africa

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The VII International Conference on African Development was held in the capital of Japan.


During this three-day international event, the imperial couple of Japan invited participants to a tea ceremony in Yokohama.

The Congress is chaired by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The delegation headed by him visited the palace. All guests were given the warmest and even cordial welcome. 

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To date, Japanese companies have already allocated about $20 billion to African states to boost economic projects. This information is confirmed by the news agency of Tanzania, citing the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the countries of East Africa. 

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Speaking at the opening of the conference, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that his country intends to increase investment in Africa, to train about 6 thousand specialists from this continent and to promote the development of agriculture in every possible way. Thus, thanks to Tokyo's help, the total rice production can be increased to 56 million tons per year.

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