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September 23, 2019

On Sept. 11, "Belgian Beer Weekend 2019" held its opening ceremony at the Roppongi Hills Arena in Tokyo. Shintaro Konishi (far left), chairman of the Belgian Beer Weekend Executive Committee, poses with (from second from left) Belgian Ambassador De Bilderling; Yoshimasa Hayashi,      president of the Japan-Belgian Parliamentary Friendship Group; Kimikazu Sugawara, president of the Japan-Belgium Society; Fabrice Tilot,      president of The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan; and Hiromitsu Kuramoto, chairman of the Belgo-Luxembourg Market Council.  hiroko inoue |
On Sept. 11, “Belgian Beer Weekend 2019” held its opening ceremony at the Roppongi Hills Arena in Tokyo. Shintaro Konishi (far left), chairman of the Belgian Beer Weekend Executive Committee, poses with (from second from left) Belgian Ambassador De Bilderling; Yoshimasa Hayashi, president of the Japan-Belgian Parliamentary Friendship Group; Kimikazu Sugawara, president of the Japan-Belgium Society; Fabrice Tilot, president of The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan; and Hiromitsu Kuramoto, chairman of the Belgo-Luxembourg Market Council. hiroko inoue |


Malaysian Ambassador Dato' Kennedy Jawan (second from right) poses with (from left) Mikio Sasaki, president of the Japan-Malaysia Economic Association; Malaysian Deputy Minister of Defense Liew Chin Tong; and Keiji Furuya, Diet member and chairman of both the Japan-Malaysia Parliamentary Friendship Association and Japan-Malaysia Association, during a reception to celebrate Malaysia's national day at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo on Sept. 16. |   YOSHIAKI MIURA
Malaysian Ambassador Dato’ Kennedy Jawan (second from right) poses with (from left) Mikio Sasaki, president of the Japan-Malaysia Economic Association; Malaysian Deputy Minister of Defense Liew Chin Tong; and Keiji Furuya, Diet member and chairman of both the Japan-Malaysia Parliamentary Friendship Association and Japan-Malaysia Association, during a reception to celebrate Malaysia’s national day at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo on Sept. 16. | YOSHIAKI MIURA