Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 21 AUG 2019 10:43 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 20 DEC 2018 13:42
Japan’s Consular Office hosts a reception to celebrate the birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Consular Office of Japan to the Kurdistan Region hosted a reception in Erbil on the 18th of December 2018 to celebrate the 85th birthday of 125th Emperor of Japan. The reception was attended by a number of senior Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) officials, Diplomatic corps, members of Parliament and the Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, Naofumi Hashimoto.

 

The Head of the Consular Office of Japan to the Kurdistan Region, Katsumi Moriyasu delivered the opening speech in the Kurdish language, welcomed guests and said: “2018 was a year of improving relations between Japan and the Kurdistan Region, and we look forward to further strengthening our ties in years coming”.

Japanese Consul Moriyasu highlighted on Japanese assistance extended in all parts of the Region and referred to Japan’s plans and programs for the future. He also stressed on his country’s continued support to solve outstanding issues between Erbil and Baghdad within the framework of the Iraqi constitution.

 

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa delivered a speech and thanked the Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, and the Head of the Consular Office to the Kurdistan for hosting the 85th birthday celebration for His Majesty the Emperor of Japan.

Minister Mustafa expressed his appreciation to Japan for their cooperation and commitment to Kurdistan throughout the years. He also praised the active role of the Consular Office of Japan and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in the Region in promoting capacity building for crisis management and supporting developing countries through regional initiatives.

 

The Head of DFR thanked the people and government of Japan for providing humanitarian assistance to IDPs and refugees.   He praised Japan on its innovations and technological advancements in the fields of recycling, transport, and android robots,  and highlighted that the Kurdistan Region can benefit from Japan’s progress.

 




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