On October 25, 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Chingiz Aidarbekov met with Deputy of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Japan, General Secretary of the Liberal democratic party of Japan Mr. Toshihiro Nikai.
During the conversation, Minister Aidarbekov proposed to establish twinning relations of one of the regions of Kyrgyzstan with the electoral district of T. Nikai.
The parties discussed the issue of facilitating the procedures for importing agricultural products produced in the Kyrgyz Republic to Japan. In addition, the issues of cooperation in the development of hydropower in the Kyrgyz Republic, investment in joint projects were touched upon.
Reference: the Liberal democratic party is the ruling party in Japan (LDP). It holds 285 seats (out of 465) in the House of Representatives and 113 seats (out of 245) In the house of Councillors. In addition, the LDP has a majority of mandates in most regional legislatures. In the list of LDP members, the post of Secretary-General is second only to that of the President, who is automatically Prime Minister.