Bilateral Relations & Economic Cooperation
The Japanese Government recognized the independence of the Republic of Mali, a short time after its proclamation on 22 September, 1960.
The Embassy of Mali in Tokyo was established in June, 2002.
Before the opening of the Embassy of Mali in Tokyo, Japan was covered by the Embassy of Mali in Beijing (China).
The Embassy of Japan to Mali was established in January 2008.
The relation between Japan and mali is excellent.
This excellent cooperation between Mali and Japan covers almost every key sectors of the development of Mali, namely: education, health, agriculture, food security, infrastructures, water supply, peace and security, etc.
The economic cooperation between Mali and Japan started with the signature, in 1964, of a commercial agreement. Thereafter, it expanded to the Development Aid.
Number of Malians residing in Japan: about
269 people (2021).
Number of Japanese residing in Mali: about 15 people (2020).
- Presidency of the Republic of Mali: (www.koulouba.ml)
- Prime Minister’s Office:(www.primature.ml)
- Ministry of Mining, Energy and Water:(www.mines.gouv.ml)
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and African Integration:(www.diplomatie.gouv.ml)
- Ministry of Agriculture :(www.developpementrural.gouv.ml)
- Ministry of Malians Abroad:(www.maliens-exterieur.gouv.ml)
- Ministry of Handicrafts, Culture, the Hotel Industry and Tourism:(www.culture.gouv.ml)
- Mali Touristic Promotion Agency:(www.officetourismemali.com)
- API Mali:(www.apimali.gov.ml)
- Chamber of Trade and Industry of Mali:(www.cci.ml)
- ORTM TV:(ortm.ml/)
- Embassy of Japan in Bamako:(www.ml.emb-japan.go.jp)