H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali with Vice-Admiral Kajimoto.

On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, the new Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), Vice Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali at the Djibouti Embassy in Japan.

Ambassador Araita started off by congratulating Vice-Admiral Kajimoto on his new mission and wished him success.

Discussions on the new Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 focused on the bilateral relationship as well as ways and means to further strengthen the fight against maritime piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia to ensure maritime safety and freedom of navigation.