May 23, 2022


Kanagawa Deputy Gov. Kenji Shuto (second from left), Ambassador of India Sanjay Kumar Verma (center) and Brook’s Holdings Co. Ltd. CEO Hiroko Ogawa (right) at the main ceremony for the “Incredible India Fair 2022” held at Me-Byo Valley Biotopia on May 1 | Brook’s Holdings Co., Ltd.

The Norway-Japan Sustainable Ocean Fest 2022 at the Enoshima Yacht Harbor, supported by Kanagawa Prefecture, focused on ocean pollution and the need for action in science and business. | Embassy of Norway

Hungarian professor Katalin Kariko, recipient of the Japan Prize for her invention of the mRNA vaccine, speaks with Japanese and foreign media at the Embassy of Hungary on April 14. | © Maciej Komorowski

The vice president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, David Choquehuanca, sends a message to protect our Pachamama (Mother Earth) to Japanese youths on International Mother Earth Day, April 22. | Embassy of Bolivia

Cuban Ambassador Miguel A. Ramirez meets with Japanese engineer and researcher Taro Yoshida, an honorary member of the Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians of Cuba. | Embassy of Cuba

Jamaican Ambassador Shorna-Kay Richards and Japanese reporter Chris Matsumura wear Jamaican colors as he interviews her for the Tokyo MX TV program “Saturday is Colorful!!!”. | Embassy of Jamaica

The president of the Society of Wives of Arab Ambassadors, Bahrain’s Maryam Alsowaidi (fourth from right), hosted first lady Yuko Kishida (left of her) and Yuko Hayashi (right of her), wife of the foreign minister, to a luncheon. Other SWAAJ members are Palestinian Maali Siam, Lebanon’s Nancy Nameh, Tunisia’s Houda Elloumi, Kuwait’s Manal Alsharif and Oman’s Aisha Albarumi. | Miki Ooshita

At Norway, Switzerland and Keidanren’s event on transition finance, Norwegian Charge d’Affaires Line Aune (center), Swiss Ambassador Andreas Baum (third from right), METI Deputy-Director General Shinichi Kihara (fourth from right), JFE Steel’s Hiroyuki Tezuka (third from left) and the Development Bank of Japan’s Keisuke Takegahara (second from left). | ©Ayako Suzuki for Swiss Embassy

Jarman International’s monthly Charity Golf Cup at EastWood Country Club (Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture) supported TELL, which offers mental health services, and Mirai no Mori, which empowers marginalized children in Japan. | Jarman International

Ambassador Aleksandra Kovac of Serbia with artists who performed at an exhibition and a concert organized by the Embassy of Serbia marking 140 years of friendship between Serbia and Japan at the Akasaka Civic Center on April 22. | Masaki Nakamura

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