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October 1, 2016

Tajikistan's Ambassador Hamrokhon Zarifi (second from left) welcomes, from left, Hitoshi Kikuchi, member of The House of Representatives and the Japan-Tajikistan Parliamentary Friendship League; Masahiro Imamura, reconstruction minister for disaster-hit regions; and Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Motome Takisawa during a reception to celebrate the Republic of Tajikistan's 25th Anniversary of Independence at the Okura Hotel, Tokyo on Sept. 27. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Tajikistan’s Ambassador Hamrokhon Zarifi (second from left) welcomes, from left, Hitoshi Kikuchi, member of The House of Representatives and the Japan-Tajikistan Parliamentary Friendship League; Masahiro Imamura, reconstruction minister for disaster-hit regions; and Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Motome Takisawa during a reception to celebrate the Republic of Tajikistan’s 25th Anniversary of Independence at the Okura Hotel, Tokyo on Sept. 27. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Armenia's Ambassador Grant Pogosyan (second from right) and his wife, Natalia, pose with Yasumine Satake (left), president of Japan-Armenia Business and Culture Initiative and Shunichi Suzuki, secretary-general of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League during a reception to celebrate of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia at the Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 21. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Armenia’s Ambassador Grant Pogosyan (second from right) and his wife, Natalia, pose with Yasumine Satake (left), president of Japan-Armenia Business and Culture Initiative and Shunichi Suzuki, secretary-general of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League during a reception to celebrate of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia at the Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 21. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Saudi Arabia's Ambassador Ahmad Younos S. Al Barrak (right) and military attache Col. Khalid bin Mohammed Abdullah Al-takhais (left) welcome Hiromasa Yonekura (center), chairman of the Japan-Saudi Arabia Society, during a reception to celebrate the country's 86th National Day at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Sept. 26. |  TAKUTO MINAMI
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador Ahmad Younos S. Al Barrak (right) and military attache Col. Khalid bin Mohammed Abdullah Al-takhais (left) welcome Hiromasa Yonekura (center), chairman of the Japan-Saudi Arabia Society, during a reception to celebrate the country’s 86th National Day at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Sept. 26. | TAKUTO MINAMI


Italy's Ambassador Domenico Giorgi (second from left) and his wife, Rita Mannella-Giorgi pose with the Head of the Italian Trade Agency's Trade Promotion Office, Aristide Martellini (second from right), and Hiroshi Ohnishi, president & C.E.O. of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings. Ltd. at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for "ITALIA WEEK," which celebrates the 150th anniversary of diplomatic Relations between Japan and Italy and Isetan's 130th anniversary, at the Isetan Shinjuku Main Building on Sept. 27. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Italy’s Ambassador Domenico Giorgi (second from left) and his wife, Rita Mannella-Giorgi pose with the Head of the Italian Trade Agency’s Trade Promotion Office, Aristide Martellini (second from right), and Hiroshi Ohnishi, president & C.E.O. of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings. Ltd. at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for “ITALIA WEEK,” which celebrates the 150th anniversary of diplomatic Relations between Japan and Italy and Isetan’s 130th anniversary, at the Isetan Shinjuku Main Building on Sept. 27. | YOSHIAKI MIURA