Images / Times Gallery

October 22, 2018

Honorary President Princess Takamado (center, front row) at Roppongi Hills on Oct. 10, with, from left, Thai Ambassador and Chairperson of the Executive Committee Bansarn Bunnag; Jana Ontkova; Hirofumi Nakasone; Timothy J. R. Mortel; Ecuador Ambassador Jaime Barberis and winner of the Ambassador Prize; and Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and executive committee member Kiminori Iwama; with jury special mentions and committee members (back row) of the "Meiji 150 years, Japan transforming — Through Diplomats' Eyes 2018'' exhibition. |   YOSHIAKI MIURA
Honorary President Princess Takamado (center, front row) at Roppongi Hills on Oct. 10, with, from left, Thai Ambassador and Chairperson of the Executive Committee Bansarn Bunnag; Jana Ontkova; Hirofumi Nakasone; Timothy J. R. Mortel; Ecuador Ambassador Jaime Barberis and winner of the Ambassador Prize; and Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and executive committee member Kiminori Iwama; with jury special mentions and committee members (back row) of the “Meiji 150 years, Japan transforming — Through Diplomats’ Eyes 2018” exhibition. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Honorary President Princess Takamado with Timothy J. R. Mortel, the Prince Takamado Memorial Prize winner of the "Meiji 150 years, Japan transforming — Through Diplomats' Eyes 2018'' exhibition. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Honorary President Princess Takamado with Timothy J. R. Mortel, the Prince Takamado Memorial Prize winner of the “Meiji 150 years, Japan transforming — Through Diplomats’ Eyes 2018” exhibition. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Jana Ontkova, winner of the Grand Prize with Hirofumi Nakasone, head of jury. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Jana Ontkova, winner of the Grand Prize with Hirofumi Nakasone, head of jury. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Uganda Ambassador Betty Grace Akech-Okullo (center) with Kanrei Shirayuri Gakuen elementary school students who participated in the Association of International Music exchange for Children program. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Uganda Ambassador Betty Grace Akech-Okullo (center) with Kanrei Shirayuri Gakuen elementary school students who participated in the Association of International Music exchange for Children program. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


From left, Uganda Ambassador Betty Grace Akech-Okullo joins Uganda Minister of State for foreign Affairs Henry Oryem Okello, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kenji Yamada, and Acting Chairperson of Japan-African Union (AU) Parliamentary Friendship Association Asahiko Mihara during a reception to celebrate of the 56th anniversary of Uganda Independence at Hotel Okura on Oct.9. |  HIROKO INOUE
From left, Uganda Ambassador Betty Grace Akech-Okullo joins Uganda Minister of State for foreign Affairs Henry Oryem Okello, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kenji Yamada, and Acting Chairperson of Japan-African Union (AU) Parliamentary Friendship Association Asahiko Mihara during a reception to celebrate of the 56th anniversary of Uganda Independence at Hotel Okura on Oct.9. | HIROKO INOUE