April 25, 2022

TIMES GALLERY – April 2022

Swiss President Ignazio Cassis (center) stands with MPower Partners general partner Kathy Matsui (solid dress), Switzerland Global Enterprise chairwoman Ruth Metzler-Arnold (print dress) and members of the SCCIJ Executive Committee at an SCCIJ luncheon on women’s empowerment in Tokyo on April 19. | ©Ayako Suzuki for SCCIJ

The ladies of The Tokyo Women’s Club visit the Embassy of Mexico, where they were welcomed by Ambassador Melba Pria (first row, center) and learned about the history, culture and gastronomy of Mexico, as well as the status of Mexico-Japan relations. | Embassy of Mexico

Albanian Ambassador Gjergj Teneqexhiu hands over to Rep. Minoru Kiuchi a congratulatory letter from the chair of Albania’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Mimi Kodheli. | Embassy of Albania

The ambassador of Azerbaijan, Gursel Ismayilzada, and the chairperson and president of The Japan Times, Minako Suematsu, meet at the newspaper’s offices on March 29.| Mariangeles Dejean

Jamaican Ambassador Shorna-Kay Richards with Masako Mori, special advisor to the prime minister for women’s empowerment, who attended the opening of the embassy’s exhibition on the contribution of Jamaican women to 60 Years of nation-building, as part of activities to celebrate Jamaica’s 60th anniversary of independence this August. | Embassy of Jamaica

Czech Ambassador Martin Tomco holds his first meeting with Czech honorary consuls and CCCIJ members. From left: Lukas Zicha, embassy consul; Masahiro Nomura, honorary consul in Sapporo; Tomco; Hidenobu Inamine, honorary consul in Naha; Roman Watanabe, CCCIJ chairman; Atsushi Sasaki, CCCIJ executive director; Ondrej Svoboda, economic diplomat. | CCCIJ

To commemorate the 66th anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Tunisia, the Embassy of Tunisia in Japan holds a reception on March 23, hosted by Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi (fourth from left). | Embassy of Tunisia

A delegation headed by Raul Fornes (fourth from right), first vice president of the Cuban National Institute for Sports, Physical Education, and Recreation, meets with the Dragons baseball team, which includes Cuban athletes. | Embassy of Cuba

Jarman International CEO Ruth Jarman (top right) discusses sustainability and leadership alongside J.J. Walsh (top left) and other businesswomen in “Women to Inspire a Sustainable Japan,” a webinar for Women’s History Month. | Jarman International

Serbian Ambassador Aleksandra Kovac meets with Kichizaemon Sumitomo, president of the Sumitomo Foundation, with whom she discussed cooperation in the field of restoration and conservation of Serbian cultural heritage, on April 7. | Embassy of Serbia

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