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National Day Reception Celebrating the 64th Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan.


On February 15, the National Day Reception was held to celebrate the 64th Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan at the Ambassador's official residence and the Chief Guest H.E. Mr. Anisul Huq, M.P., Hon'ble Minister for Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs, graced the occasion.

Approximately 470 guests including Bangladeshi government officials, representatives of diplomatic missions, local business people, and cultural figures attended the reception. In the opening remarks, Ambassador IWAMA touched upon the Noto Peninsula Earthquake and expressed his gratitude for all the support from Bangladesh and other countries. He also expressed his commitment to make effort to continue to maintain the positive developments in Japan-Bangladesh bilateral relations.
At the reception, Japanese companies and organizations stationed in Bangladesh set up booths to introduce their activities. In addition, Japanese scallops were cooked and served in front of the attendees.