Consulate-General of Japan celebrates the 62nd Birthday of Emperor Naruhito

On February 24, 2022, Mr. ISOMURA Toshikazu, Consul-General of Japan in Karachi hosted a National Day Reception to celebrate the 62nd birthday of His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito. The event was particularly important for coinciding with the celebrations of 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan. 
Around 400 guests from all walks of life joined the event, including diplomats, prominent politicians, government officials, leading businessmen, academic and literary personalities.
In his address, Consul General of Japan in Karachi, Mr. ISOMURA Toshikazu, welcomed guests and expressed his pleasure on being able to host National Day reception after a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He touched upon the historical significance of bilateral ties and congratulated the people of both the countries on reaching the 70 years’ milestone with remarkable cooperation in economic, social and cultural fields. He also stressed on the utilization of untapped potential in business, commercial and technical areas and reiterated the Japanese government’s commitment to the further strengthening of friendly relations between the two countries.  
The event was concluded with ceremonial cake cutting after which guests were served with scrumptious dinner featuring live sushi, Japanese and Pakistani cuisines.