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Due to the recent announcement by the Ministry of Higher Education about the Japanese Scholarships, the Embassy would like to explain that;

1. The Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT):
The Embassy announces about this scholarship on April every year.
Application for this year, 2015, has already finished.
For more information, please check the website below;


2. YKK Leaders 21 Program:
Application documents of this Scholarship should be submitted directly to the universities, as mentioned in the “Guideline of YKK Leaders 21 program”.
The Embassy doesn’t receive documents of this scholarship.
For more information; please check the website below and read the guideline carefully;


●Ambassador’s Commendation to Mr. Thamir Ghadhban, former Chairman of PMAC
On August 9, 2015, Ambassador’s Commendation signed by Ambassador Mr. Nashida was extended to Mr. Thamir Ghadhban, former Chairman of Prime Minister’s Advisory Commission, by Mr. Hirofumi Miyake, Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Japan to the Republic of Iraq.
This commendation is extended to individuals and organizations who/which have made remarkable contributions to enhance bilateral relation between Japan and Iraq. Mr. Ghadhban has contributed outstandingly to implementation of the Japan’s assistances for reconstruction of Iraq, as well as to development of economical relationship between the two countries.

●Ceremony for the completion and operation of 12 substations under Electricity Reconstruction Project by Yen loan
On August 6, 2015, the Japanese Charge d'Affairs, Mr Hirofumi Miyake attended a completion ceremony of 12 substations 11KV/33KV rehabilitated/revamped under Electricity Reconstruction Project by Japanese Yen loan.
The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Electricity, followed by ribbon-cutting and site inspection at Mutanabi Substation which is one of the completed 12 substations. Mr. Fahdawi, Minister of Electricity, Mr. Adil Mahdi, Deputy Minister of Electricity, JICA Iraq office, and many other people attended the ceremony.
This project will improve power supply by promoting electricity transmission in Iraq suffering from electricity shortage.

Other Information from Japan
- World Heritage in Japan
- Videos on Japan's Foreign Policy
- Abenomics
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- Provisional of comprehensive information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station related issues

Announce from the Embassy
- Japan's position on the Senkaku Islands.
- Notice of Change Telephone and Fax Number.

Press Release
July 28, 2015
Emergency Grant Assistance for Improvement of Humanitarian Situation and Stabilization in Iraq
October 20, 2014
Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the Recent Situation in Iraq
September 20, 2014
Emergency Grant Aid for Internally Displaced Persons Affected by the Armed Conflict in Iraq

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Japan-China Relations:Current situation of the senkaku islands

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