Images / Times Gallery

June 11, 2016

Imam and Director of the Tokyo Camii and Turkish Culture Center Muhammed Rasit Alas (left) and Junichi Watanabe (right), director general of the Tokyo office of the Kumamoto Prefectural Government, are joined by Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Bulent Meric as the center presents the prefecture with a ¥794,992 donation, raised from the proceeds of a Kumamoto earthquake reconstruction charity bazaar, at the Turkish Embassy in Tokyo on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Imam and Director of the Tokyo Camii and Turkish Culture Center Muhammed Rasit Alas (left) and Junichi Watanabe (right), director general of the Tokyo office of the Kumamoto Prefectural Government, are joined by Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Bulent Meric as the center presents the prefecture with a ¥794,992 donation, raised from the proceeds of a Kumamoto earthquake reconstruction charity bazaar, at the Turkish Embassy in Tokyo on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Bulgarian Rose Cultural Association Director Fumie Yamashita (right) shakes hands with Bulgarian Ambassador Georgi Vassilev at the second Rose Day Charity Party at the ambassadors residence in Tokyo on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Bulgarian Rose Cultural Association Director Fumie Yamashita (right) shakes hands with Bulgarian Ambassador Georgi Vassilev at the second Rose Day Charity Party at the ambassadors residence in Tokyo on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Prominent Pakistani artists (second from left) Alia Bilgrami, Amna Hashmi, Sheherbano Husain, Seyhr Qayum, Jibran Shahid, Imran Hunzai and Ilona Yusuf are joined by Pakistan Ambassador Farukh Amil (left) and actor and special guest Tsurutaro Kataoka (fourth from right) at the Artists-in-Residence art exhibition, which looks to create a fusion between Pakistani and Japanese societies, at the Embassy of Pakistan on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Prominent Pakistani artists (second from left) Alia Bilgrami, Amna Hashmi, Sheherbano Husain, Seyhr Qayum, Jibran Shahid, Imran Hunzai and Ilona Yusuf are joined by Pakistan Ambassador Farukh Amil (left) and actor and special guest Tsurutaro Kataoka (fourth from right) at the Artists-in-Residence art exhibition, which looks to create a fusion between Pakistani and Japanese societies, at the Embassy of Pakistan on June 2. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Swedish Ambassador Magnus Robach (second from right) shakes hands with Honorary Consul in Nagano Soichiro Yoshida, after presenting him with the insignia of Commander of Order of the Polar Star for his long service, flanked by Yoshida's wife, Carole (left) and the ambassador's wife, Michele, at the embassy in Tokyo on June 3. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Swedish Ambassador Magnus Robach (second from right) shakes hands with Honorary Consul in Nagano Soichiro Yoshida, after presenting him with the insignia of Commander of Order of the Polar Star for his long service, flanked by Yoshida’s wife, Carole (left) and the ambassador’s wife, Michele, at the embassy in Tokyo on June 3. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Koji Ogawa (left), representative of USNOVA, Noriko Shiota (second from left), deputy head of the Salvation Army Japan's Sekoryo orphanage, and Sayuri Daimon (third from left), managing editor of The Japan Times, receive donations from Mitsuko Konoma, president of the Tokyo Women's Club, at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu on June 6. The women's club donated ¥200,000 to The Japan Times Readers' Fund at the club's 108th annual luncheon. |  SATOKO KAWASAKI
Koji Ogawa (left), representative of USNOVA, Noriko Shiota (second from left), deputy head of the Salvation Army Japan’s Sekoryo orphanage, and Sayuri Daimon (third from left), managing editor of The Japan Times, receive donations from Mitsuko Konoma, president of the Tokyo Women’s Club, at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu on June 6. The women’s club donated ¥200,000 to The Japan Times Readers’ Fund at the club’s 108th annual luncheon. | SATOKO KAWASAKI


Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. President and CEO Hiroshi Ohnishi (right), shakes hands with Cool Japan Fund CEO Nobuyuki Ota during a press conference for a Cool Japan Project, "ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur & The Japan Store ISETAN MITSUKOSHI Paris," at the Tsunamachi Mitsui Club in Tokyo on June 7. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. President and CEO Hiroshi Ohnishi (right), shakes hands with Cool Japan Fund CEO Nobuyuki Ota during a press conference for a Cool Japan Project, “ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur & The Japan Store ISETAN MITSUKOSHI Paris,” at the Tsunamachi Mitsui Club in Tokyo on June 7. | YOSHIAKI MIURA