- State Minister Kiuchi welcomed their visit to Japan and expressed his gratitude to President Mehari Tesfai for the warm welcome and hospitality he received from the Committee, when he visited Eritrea last September. He also mentioned his wish for the participation from many African countries including Eritrea in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
- In response, Mr. Mehari Tesfai expressed his expectation of further sports exchanges between the two countries towards the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
- Both sides exchanged their views on sports cooperation and agreed to promote it to the next level.
Eritrean Olympic Committee members pay a courtesy call on Hon. Minoru Kiuchi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs
February 12, 2015