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December 17, 2018

On Nov. 26, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Tokyo hosted a launch event for the Japanese translation of the graphic novel "Mujib." Radwan Mujib Siddiq, publisher of "Mujib" (third from left), Bangladesh Ambassador Rabab Fatima (fourth from left), Akie Abe, wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center), Sheikh Rehana, daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (fourth from right), Toshiko Abe, state minister for foreign affairs (third from right), and Masaaki Ohashi, Japanese translator of "Mujib" (second from right), pose with copies of the book. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
On Nov. 26, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Tokyo hosted a launch event for the Japanese translation of the graphic novel “Mujib.” Radwan Mujib Siddiq, publisher of “Mujib” (third from left), Bangladesh Ambassador Rabab Fatima (fourth from left), Akie Abe, wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center), Sheikh Rehana, daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (fourth from right), Toshiko Abe, state minister for foreign affairs (third from right), and Masaaki Ohashi, Japanese translator of “Mujib” (second from right), pose with copies of the book. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


United Arab Emirates Ambassador Khaled Alameri (left) welcomes Naoko Yamazaki (right), astronaut, engineer and member of Japan's Space Policy Committee, during a reception to celebrate UAE's 47th national day at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo on Dec. 4. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
United Arab Emirates Ambassador Khaled Alameri (left) welcomes Naoko Yamazaki (right), astronaut, engineer and member of Japan’s Space Policy Committee, during a reception to celebrate UAE’s 47th national day at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo on Dec. 4. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Ambassador of the European Union Patricia Flor (center) raises a glass with guests during a year-end party at the delegation of the European Union to Japan
Ambassador of the European Union Patricia Flor (center) raises a glass with guests during a year-end party at the delegation of the European Union to Japan’s Europa House on Dec. 6. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Thai Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag (center) and his wife, Yupadee (third from left), join, from left, Justice Minister Takashi Yamashita; Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of Komeito; Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, minister of state for Okinawa and Northern territories affairs; Yasuhide Nakayama, member of the House of Representatives; and Teisuke Kitayama, president of the Japan-Thailand Association, during a reception to celebrate Thailand
Thai Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag (center) and his wife, Yupadee (third from left), join, from left, Justice Minister Takashi Yamashita; Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of Komeito; Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, minister of state for Okinawa and Northern territories affairs; Yasuhide Nakayama, member of the House of Representatives; and Teisuke Kitayama, president of the Japan-Thailand Association, during a reception to celebrate Thailand’s national day at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on Dec. 5. | YOSHIAKI MIURA