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February 20, 2016

The Society of Wives of Arab Ambassadors and Heads of Missions in Japan (SWAAJ) hosted a luncheon in honor of Akie Abe (center), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, at the Oman ambassador's residence in Tokyo on Feb. 9. Abe was joined by SWAAJ President, Jamila Al-Suwaidi (Qatar, fifth from left); Vice President Maali Siam (Palestine, fifth from right); and (from left) Maha Mohamed (Sudan); Utako Arrour (Morocco); Keiko Shimazaki, wife of the Foreign Ministry's Chief of Protocol; Abeer Aisha (Oman); Jamilah Al-Otaibi (Kuwait); Shifa Haddad (Jordan); Wided Darragi (Tunisia), and Jamila Al-Gunaid (Yemen). During the luncheon, Abe was treated to a fashion show, where models wore traditional clothing from the Arab world. | MIKI OSHITA
The Society of Wives of Arab Ambassadors and Heads of Missions in Japan (SWAAJ) hosted a luncheon in honor of Akie Abe (center), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife, at the Oman ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on Feb. 9. Abe was joined by SWAAJ President, Jamila Al-Suwaidi (Qatar, fifth from left); Vice President Maali Siam (Palestine, fifth from right); and (from left) Maha Mohamed (Sudan); Utako Arrour (Morocco); Keiko Shimazaki, wife of the Foreign Ministry’s Chief of Protocol; Abeer Aisha (Oman); Jamilah Al-Otaibi (Kuwait); Shifa Haddad (Jordan); Wided Darragi (Tunisia), and Jamila Al-Gunaid (Yemen). During the luncheon, Abe was treated to a fashion show, where models wore traditional clothing from the Arab world. | MIKI OSHITA


Iran Ambassador Reza Nazar Ahari (center) and his wife Sedigheh (right) welcome Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Miki Yamada, during a reception to celebrate the 37th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran at the embassy in Tokyo on Feb. 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Iran Ambassador Reza Nazar Ahari (center) and his wife Sedigheh (right) welcome Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Miki Yamada, during a reception to celebrate the 37th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran at the embassy in Tokyo on Feb. 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA