(15-08-2017): Large number of people participated in the closing ceremony of Japan-Pakistan Friendship Festival which enthralled people for five days. Ambassador Asad M. Khan alongwith Embassy staff attended the concluding event. Keeping in view the Independence Day of Pakistan, the Ambassador hoisted the flag whilst hundreds of people snag the national anthem. The national anthem of Japan was also played on the occasion.
Addressing the audience, the Ambassador remarked that it was heartening to see hundreds of Pakistanis attending in the event with enthusiasm and promoting the culture, life music and cuisine of Pakistan in Japan. He added that the efforts of the organizers were commendable as they were able to put-up an excellent show attracting people with their families from all walks of life. He expressed hope that the festival would become a regular feature every year and held with even more colour and festivity in the years ahead.
The event concluded with pledge to work together for the betterment of Pakistan and further strengthening the cordial relations between Pakistan and Japan.
TOKYO, PR # 42