Japan’s experience in tourism may support this field promotion of Azerbaijan, Ambassador of Japan to Azerbaijan Junichi Wada told Report.
“I consider tourism as a high-potential economic sector. The government of Japan has also promoted the tourism industry in recent decades. As a result, the number of foreign visitors to Japan in 2020 increased by nearly nine times compared to 1996,” said the ambassador.
Regarding the cooperation between the two countries, Ambassador Junichi Wada noted that the economic relations between the two countries are still way below expectation, and the pandemic of COVID-19 has affected the economic activities.
“To improve the current situation, I am trying to spread the information about Azerbaijan among Japanese companies. It is important for Japanese companies to get more information about business opportunities in Azerbaijan,” concluded the ambassador.