"The World and Japan" Database (Project Leader: TANAKA Akihiko)
Database of Japanese Politics and International Relations
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), The University of Tokyo

[Title] Message of Congratulations from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the Opening of IFIAR Permanent Secretariat

[Date] April 3, 2017
[Source] Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
[Full text]

Today, I am delighted to congratulate the opening of the office of the Secretariat of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) in Japan. The Government of Japan fully recognizes the importance of IFIAR's objective, to improve audit quality globally, which is increasingly important for sustainable growth of global economy. The Japanese government, together with other member authorities, continues to support the activities of IFIAR to accomplish its goal.

Shinzo Abe

Prime Minister of Japan

April 3, 2017