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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A cabinet-level department of the Japanese government responsible for formulating and implement foreign policy. It aims to promote profits for Japanese companies abroad. It works with JETRO, the Ministry of Finance, and other agencies in accomplishing its goals.
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Before departing, the two ladies thanked MOFA while Commander Kulbhoshan Jadhav too extended his gratitude.
Within each sub-bureau at MOFA there is a "general affairs team" whose function is to make sure the rest of the office stays on task and that action items do not fall through the cracks.
If successful, the MOFA concept could lead to radical changes in the way coatings supply chains operate because raw material costs would become independent of the prices of the individual raw materials themselves.
Negotiations are still in progress on the signing of an agreement on law enforcement cooperation in fishery matters," it said, adding that "indictment of the perpetrators has remained a priority issue for MOFA and the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO).
According to data from the MOFA (19) Japan donated funds for humanitarian purposes with the total amount of Japanese disbursements to Iraq from 1994 to 1998 reported to be U.
From 1989 to 1996, however, the distribution of the first three items shifted slightly from the United States to abroad: The MOFA share of worldwide MNC gross product edged up from 23 percent to 25 percent; the MOFA share of MNC capital expenditures edged up from 23 percent to 24 percent; and the MOFA share of MNC employment rose from 21 percent to 25 percent (table 2).
But, like the MOFA, it is big and it reinterprets Middle Eastern urban patterns: not this time in a very stiff hierarchical cellular structure, but for the more commonplace open plan organization in which most people work these days.
MOFA has requested that Taiwans diplomatic allies and other friendly nations alike strongly protest to the WHO and jointly defend the freedom of the press.
After briefing and assessing the concerned laws, the committee instructed the government to raise the issue with the concerned UN department through MOFA and US should be made responsible in this connection.
5) This information suggests that real MOFA gross product grew substantially in 1995 and that it accounted for most of the growth in real U.
Henning Larsen, in his marvellous Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Saudi Government in Riyadh (AR July 1985) set a standard for reinterpretation of traditional Arabic models for a highly sophisticated contemporary function but, partly because of the nature of the client, there was a reliance on air conditioning in the MOFA, which to some extent makes superfluous its deep understanding of the traditional climate controlling mechanisms of Arabic architecture such as the mushrabiyya and the shaded, conductively ventilated alley of the souk.
Taiwan's representative to Belgium and the EU Tseng, Ho-jen handed the tailor-made Hakka clothes to an official of the Brussels city government, said MOFA.