Japanese ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa conferred ambassadorial certificate of appreciation to nine Nepalese and Japanese individuals and organizations who have worked for a considerable period of time to strengthen the relationship between Japan and Nepal.
Those who received certificate of Appreciation include Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Archana Pradhan, senior manager, Patent Care Service department, Grande International Hospital, Chie Shrestha, owner, Café and Restaurant U. Masako Yamane, KAI Therapist, Rural Health Education and Service Center, Hiroko Limori, owner, Hotel Sunset View, Dr. Nobuo (Tokushin) Kasai, Chairman Lumbini Hotel, Kasai.
Other include Kazuo Suganuma, president, the Japanese Association in Nepal, Midori Sakamoto, Japanese Language Teacher and Advisor, the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association Nepal and Yoji Matsuda, president, Megane no Matsuda Co. Ltd.
Addressing the program, ambassador Ogawa expressed his confidence that the recipients’ ongoing contributions and cooperation will continue to play a significant role in enhancing the friendly and cordial ties between the two countries.
According to a press release issued by Embassy of Japan, Ambassadorial Certificate of Appreciation can be awarded to any individual and organization, in a variety of capacities, who have contributed to the activities of Japan’s diplomatic missions. By conferring these certificates, the ambassador thanks them for their efforts in such important fields as economic or technical cooperation, cultural activities, public relations, and the promotion of friendship and mutual understanding between Japan the receiving country.