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April 8, 2019

The Society of Wives of Arab Ambassadors in Japan (SWAAJ) hosted a friendly luncheon in honor of Akie Abe (front row, second from left), wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Kaori Kono (front row, second from right), wife of Foreign Minister Taro Kono. Abe and Kono were joined by the wife of the Palestinian ambassador and SWAAJ President Maali Siam (front row, left); wife of the Lebanese ambassador and luncheon host Nancy Nameh (front row, right); and other SWAAJ members at the Lebanese ambassador's residence on March 18. |  MIKI OSHITA
The Society of Wives of Arab Ambassadors in Japan (SWAAJ) hosted a friendly luncheon in honor of Akie Abe (front row, second from left), wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Kaori Kono (front row, second from right), wife of Foreign Minister Taro Kono. Abe and Kono were joined by the wife of the Palestinian ambassador and SWAAJ President Maali Siam (front row, left); wife of the Lebanese ambassador and luncheon host Nancy Nameh (front row, right); and other SWAAJ members at the Lebanese ambassador’s residence on March 18. | MIKI OSHITA


Bangladeshi Ambassador Rabab Fatima (center) joins Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi (left) and Secretary General of the Japan-Bangladesh Parliamentary Friendship League Ichiro Tsukada during a reception to celebrate Bangladesh's 48th national day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on March 26. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Bangladeshi Ambassador Rabab Fatima (center) joins Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi (left) and Secretary General of the Japan-Bangladesh Parliamentary Friendship League Ichiro Tsukada during a reception to celebrate Bangladesh’s 48th national day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on March 26. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


British Ambassador Paul Madden (left), Welsh Government Chief Representative Robin Walker (center) and Rachel Taylor, a former player on the Welsh women's national rugby team and Wales Rugby Union coordinator for the RGC West area, give a toast during a Welsh afternoon tea at the British Embassy on      March 28. satoko kawasaki |
British Ambassador Paul Madden (left), Welsh Government Chief Representative Robin Walker (center) and Rachel Taylor, a former player on the Welsh women’s national rugby team and Wales Rugby Union coordinator for the RGC West area, give a toast during a Welsh afternoon tea at the British Embassy on March 28. satoko kawasaki |