Images / Times Gallery

April 9, 2016

Argentine Ambassador Raul Dejean (second from right) is flanked by his wife Teresa (right) and  daughter Mariangeles (second from left) as he speaks at a farewell reception at the ambassador's residence on March 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Argentine Ambassador Raul Dejean (second from right) is flanked by his wife Teresa (right) and daughter Mariangeles (second from left) as he speaks at a farewell reception at the ambassador’s residence on March 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second from right) looks on as Palestine representative in Japan and Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps Waleed Siam (second from left) speaks to mark the eighth Arab Week reception and in celebration of Arab-Japan friendship. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second from right) looks on as Palestine representative in Japan and Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps Waleed Siam (second from left) speaks to mark the eighth Arab Week reception and in celebration of Arab-Japan friendship. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Members of the Council of Arab Ambassadors and Heads of Missions in Japan stand on stage as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps Waleed Siam at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on April 4. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Members of the Council of Arab Ambassadors and Heads of Missions in Japan stand on stage as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps Waleed Siam at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on April 4. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Bangladesh Ambassador Rabab Fatima (left) welcomes Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hitoshi Kikawada (right) during a reception to celebrate of the country's the 45th Anniversary of Independence and National Day at Hotel Okura, Tokyo on March 29. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Bangladesh Ambassador Rabab Fatima (left) welcomes Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hitoshi Kikawada (right) during a reception to celebrate of the country’s the 45th Anniversary of Independence and National Day at Hotel Okura, Tokyo on March 29. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Romanian Ambassador Radu Serban (right) shakes hands  with Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi during a cherry blossom viewing party at the embassy in Tokyo on March 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Romanian Ambassador Radu Serban (right) shakes hands with Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi during a cherry blossom viewing party at the embassy in Tokyo on March 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


The Foundation Japan Spanish Society held the 50th All Japan Spanish Speech Contest on March 26 at Libra Hall in Tamachi, Tokyo. Pictured are Honorary Patron Princess Takamado (front row, center), winner Kazune Ito of Kanagawa Sogo High School (holding the Prince Takamado Cup) along with (from left) Liadro Japan Manager Tetsuro Bozawa; Nissan Motor Co. General Manager Katsuaki Yasuda; Junya Kaku, Minato Ward director of Global Community, Art and Culture Planning, Industry and Community Promotion Support Department; Spain Charge d'affaires ad interim Carlos Maldonado; Chile Counsellor Felipe Diaz; Peru Third Secretary Amador Pantoja; and Masami Takemoto, director of the society. | THE JAPAN SPANISH SOCIETY
The Foundation Japan Spanish Society held the 50th All Japan Spanish Speech Contest on March 26 at Libra Hall in Tamachi, Tokyo. Pictured are Honorary Patron Princess Takamado (front row, center), winner Kazune Ito of Kanagawa Sogo High School (holding the Prince Takamado Cup) along with (from left) Liadro Japan Manager Tetsuro Bozawa; Nissan Motor Co. General Manager Katsuaki Yasuda; Junya Kaku, Minato Ward director of Global Community, Art and Culture Planning, Industry and Community Promotion Support Department; Spain Charge d’affaires ad interim Carlos Maldonado; Chile Counsellor Felipe Diaz; Peru Third Secretary Amador Pantoja; and Masami Takemoto, director of the society. | THE JAPAN SPANISH SOCIETY