Embassy of Japan’s Counselor Mr Ryuji Lwasaki-san has said that they were celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations with Pakistan which was proof of long-standing friendship. He expressed these views at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Punjab University Hailey College of Commerce (HCC) and the Pakistan-Japan Intellect Forum (PJiF) for the promotion of the Japanese language and culture. On this occasion at Punjab University, Associate Professor HCC Dr Zafar Ahmed, Vice President PJiF Sitara Arif, faculty members and students were present.
In this address, Japanese Counselor Mr Ryuji Lwasaki-san said that despite the limited resources, Pakistanis have always extended the best hospitality to foreigners which was a unique ability. He said that the agreement for the promotion of the Japanese language and culture in Pakistan would further strengthen the ties. In his address, Dr Zafar highlighted the history and ongoing activities at HCC. Later, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the parties.