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April 1, 2019

Paraguayan Ambassador Raul Florentin Antola (second from left) poses with (from left) nanduti (traditional embroidered lace) craftwork teacher Mie Elena Iwatani; Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kiyoto Tsuji; Chiyoda Ward Mayor Masami Ishikawa; anniversary logo designer Tai Sato; and Secretary-General of the Japan-Paraguay Parliamentary Friendship League Koichi Tani during a reception to celebrate the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Paraguay at Chiyoda City Hall on March 18. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Paraguayan Ambassador Raul Florentin Antola (second from left) poses with (from left) nanduti (traditional embroidered lace) craftwork teacher Mie Elena Iwatani; Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kiyoto Tsuji; Chiyoda Ward Mayor Masami Ishikawa; anniversary logo designer Tai Sato; and Secretary-General of the Japan-Paraguay Parliamentary Friendship League Koichi Tani during a reception to celebrate the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Paraguay at Chiyoda City Hall on March 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze (center) attends a "Welcome to Homeland of Wine'' gala reception with (from left) Georgia's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kobulia; State Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshiko Abe; Member of Parliament David Songhulashvili;  Secretary General of the Japan-Georgia Parliamentary Friendship League Yasutoshi Nishimura; Georgia's Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili; and Minister-Counselor and Charge d'affairs ad interim of the Embassy of Georgia to Japan Archil Machavariani at Hotel Okura Tokyo on March 15. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze (center) attends a “Welcome to Homeland of Wine” gala reception with (from left) Georgia’s Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kobulia; State Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshiko Abe; Member of Parliament David Songhulashvili; Secretary General of the Japan-Georgia Parliamentary Friendship League Yasutoshi Nishimura; Georgia’s Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili; and Minister-Counselor and Charge d’affairs ad interim of the Embassy of Georgia to Japan Archil Machavariani at Hotel Okura Tokyo on March 15. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Tunisian Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi (second from left) joins (from left) Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Chairman Nobuo Kishi; Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada; and Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Director General Yasuhide Nakayama during a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate Tunisia's 63rd national day at the ambassador's residence in Tokyo on March 20. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Tunisian Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi (second from left) joins (from left) Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Chairman Nobuo Kishi; Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada; and Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Director General Yasuhide Nakayama during a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate Tunisia’s 63rd national day at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on March 20. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado (second from left) poses with (from left) Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi; National Public Safety Commission Chairman and Minister of State for Disaster Management Junzo Yamamoto; and Panamanian Ambassador Ritter Diaz at a cocktail reception hosted at the ambassador's residence on March 20. |  COURTESY OF THE PANAMA EMBASSY
Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado (second from left) poses with (from left) Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi; National Public Safety Commission Chairman and Minister of State for Disaster Management Junzo Yamamoto; and Panamanian Ambassador Ritter Diaz at a cocktail reception hosted at the ambassador’s residence on March 20. | COURTESY OF THE PANAMA EMBASSY