Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Masashi Ogawa conferred Ambassadorial Certificates of Appreciation to Japanese and Nepalese individuals and organizations in his residence amid a function.
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation between Japan and Nepal, ambassador Masashi Ogawa during a function held at his Official Residence, conferred Ambassadorial Certificates of Appreciation to four individuals and four organizations who have worked for a considerable period of time to strengthen the relationship between Japan and Nepal.
According to a press release issued by Embassy of Japan, those who received a Certificate of Appreciation at today’s Ceremony were Ranjeet S Baral, MBBS, Ph.D, Senior Consultant Cardiologist Ganga Lal NHI/Vayodha Hospital, Ms. Minae Hata, Founder, Yomogi no Kai, Prof. Takeshi Naito, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School and Dr. Raman Raj Misra, Instructor of Applied Sociology for Renewable Energy Engineering Pulchowk Engineering Campus Tribhuvan University.
Similarly, representative of Hazama Ando Corporation, Nippon Koei Co, Ltd, Nepal AOTS Alumni Society (NAAS), Tokushima Nepal Friendship Association.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Ogawa expressed his confidence that the recipients’ cooperation and ongoing contributions will continue to play a significant role in strengthening the friendly and cordial relationship between Japan and Nepal, both at the country-to-country and people-to-people levels.
Ambassadorial Certificates of Appreciation can be awarded to any individuals and organizations in a variety of capacities who have contributed to the activities of Japan’s Diplomatic Missions. By conferring these certificates, the ambassador thanks them on the recipients’’ efforts in such important fields as economic or technical cooperation, cultural activities, public relations, to promote the friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and the receiving country.
On behalf of winner Dr. Baral spoke the importance of Japanese education in the country like Nepal. “I have learned many useful aspects in my life,” said Dr. Baral. Similarly, Prof. Takeshi Naito highlighted his role in Nepal to provide quality eye care service in Nepal over last three decades. Japanese medical practioner Ms Hata, who has been working in Nepal for over three decades, highlighted the importance of acupuncture medicine in Nepal.
Professor Raman Misra expressed how learnt to be patient even in the earthquake from Japanese younger studying in Japanese elementary school in his home.