March 25, 2021

TIMES GALLERY – March 2021

On the occasion of the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia on Feb. 15, on behalf of President Aleksandar Vucic, Charge d’Affaires ad interim Ivana Golubovic-Duboka presented the Order of the Serbian Flag-Third Rank to Naohide Ueyama, honorary consul-general of the Republic of Serbia in Osaka. | Embassy of Serbia

Cuban Ambassador Miguel Ramirez and Junko Koshino at her boutique during the inauguration of the Cuba 25 anniversary exhibition by Hiroyasu Suzuki about her first fashion show in the Cabaret Tropicana in Havana in 1996. | Embassy of Cuba

French Ambassador Philippe Setton poses with Rep. Nobuteru Ishihara, chairman of the Japan-France Parliamentary Friendship League in the House of Representatives, in front of his family’s hina-dan, a collection of traditional Japanese dolls for the occasion of the Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival). | Embassy of France

On March 5, newly appointed Armenian Ambassador Areg Hovhannisian presented a copy of his credentials to Takeo Akiba, vice minister for foreign affairs. | Embassy of Armenia

Lebanese Ambassador Nidal Yehya and his wife, Nancy Nameh, with children and teachers from the Chateau School, a multilingual international preschool, in the ambassador’s office, Feb 19. | Embassy of Lebanon

The Embassy of Tunisia organized a business webinar on partnership opportunities in Tunisia with the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Jan. 19. Right: Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi; center: Kazuo Nishitani, from the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry; left: Shinsuke Shimizu, ambassador to Tunisia. | Embassy of Tunisia

The Embassy of Mexico has started an initiative to celebrate International Women’s Day jointly with other embassies in Japan. The theme was #Diplomats4Women, with members of different missions holding #Diplomats4Women posters. | Embassy of Mexico

Djibouti Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali met former Ambassador Koji Yonetani, current director-general of the African Affairs Department and assistant minister at the Foreign Ministry, at the ministry in Tokyo on Feb. 4. | Djibouti Embassy

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan held a webinar on March 8 and 9 to support International Women’s Day. The speakers were Team Canada’s chef de mission for Tokyo 2020, Marnie McBean and Quebec’s minister for education and for the status of women Isabelle Charest, with Jackie F. Steele as the moderator. | Laurent Trempe

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan organized Mimosa Day to promote International Women’s Day (Festa della Donna) on March 8. | Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Ambassador of India to Japan Mr Sanjay Kumar Verma and Chairperson & President of The Japan Times, Ms Minako Suematsu met at The Japan Times offices on Jan. 27, 2021 to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between the Embassy of India and The Japan Times.
| The Japan Times

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