Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandrokovic began an official visit to Japan by meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, parliament said in a press release on Monday.
The two officials said political relations were very good and friendly, and welcomed the political dialogue established at all levels, notably parliamentary.
As for economic cooperation, they cited several good examples and underlined the joint wish to boost it further.
Jandrokovic and Abe singled out as positive examples of Japanese investment in Croatia the Kali Tuna and Yazaki companies. Jandrokovic invited Japanese investors to follow their example, saying they were welcome in Croatia.
Abe mentioned the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where numerous Croatian athletes are expected, which will be an excellent opportunity to further promote Croatia and its tourism as well as contribute to more Japanese tourists visiting Croatia.