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Ambassador Uemura presented the letter of credence to King Salman

On the 5th of March 2018, Ambassador Uemura submitted his letter of credence to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh.

(By courtesy of SPA)


The 17th Japan Cup at Riyadh Equestrian Club

On February 17th, Ambassador Uemura attended the 17th Japan Cup Horce Racing held at King Abdulaziz Horse Race Course in Janadriyah. The race was organized by Riyadh Equestrian Club with the support of Japan Racing Association (JRA). The Embassy of Japan introduced Japanese calligraphy and paper folding (Origami) on this occasion.


The 10th Japanese Speech Contest

On February 10th, the Embassy held the 10th Japanese Language Speech Contest at Ambassador’s Residence. A number of local Japanese-learners gathered to demonstrate their daily practice and express their idea through Japanese language.
The audience was astonished by each speaker’s mastery of Japanese language, and judges praised individual participant, pointing out that each speaker well demonstrated his/her own strength through impressive stories. As one of the judges, Ambassador Tsukasa Uemura said, he was surprised with the eloquence of each speaker, in particular the smooth delivery which represents a continuous practice of the language. Expressing his gratitude to each of them, Ambassador Uemura asked the speakers to act as bridges between the two countries.