[13th December 2013]

KENYA'S GOLDEN JUBILEE AND 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPAN-KENYA DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

From Left: Mr. Toru Takashi, President of Japan Post; Hon. Hirotaka Ishihara, Parlimentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs; H.E. Mr. Benson H.O. Ogutu, Kenya's Ambassador to Japan; H.E. Mr. Stuart Comberbach, Zimbabwe's Ambassador to Japan; and Hon. Yoshihiko Isozaki, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry, during Cake Cutting Ceremony.

The Embassy of Kenya in Japan celebrated the Kenya's Golden Jubilee and 50th Anniversary of the Japan-Kenya Diplomatic Relations with pomp and colours. The event was held at Tokyo Marriott Hotel on 12th December, 2013 from 12:30-14:00hrs. The occasion was graced by the representative of the Government of Japan, Hon. Hirotaka Ishihara – Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs and Hon. Yoshihiko Isozaki, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry. The event was attended by more than five hundred guests including the Government officials, members of Diplomatic Corps, Business practioners, Academicians, among other distinguished guests and friends of Kenya. During the occasion, Japan Post launched a commemorative stamp in celebration of the half-century long journey that the two countries have travelled together as Partners in Progress. Ms. Eriko Mukoyama, popularly known by her Kenyan name Anyango, entertained the guests with a live performance of Kenyan traditional music.

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