●The 41th Session of Baghdad International Fair
The Embassy of Japan participated in the 41th session of Baghdad International Fair (BIF) which was held during 20th to 29th October (20 countries and 500 companies participated), and exhibited Japanese cultural events, including calligraphy, opening fete-day stalls and playing costume play. There were a lot of visitors from Iraqi officials and citizens to the cultural events. In the closing ceremony held on 29th October, Japan Pavilion was awarded the first prize scoring three consecutive years for the best Pavilion in BIF.
●Completion Ceremony of the construction of 132 kV substation and transmission lines for Electricity Sector Reconstruction Project in Kurdistan Region
On 28th May 2014, completion ceremony of the construction of 132 kV substation and transmission lines for Electricity Sector Reconstruction Project in Kurdistan Region was held in Chwarta, Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan Region. Ambassador Kazuya Nashida and JICA representatives participated in the ceremony from the Japanese side and H.E. Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawafi, Minister of Electricity of Kurdistan Regional Government, Mr. Bahroz Muhammed Salih, Governor of Sulaymaniyah Governorate and KRG officials attended from Iraqi side. UNDP staffs and contractors of the projects also joined the ceremony.
● Ambassador Nashida’s talks with Prime Minister Maliki
Ambassador Kazuya Nashida met with Iraqi Prime Minister H.E. Nuri Al-Maliki on May 19th, 2014.
Ambassador Nashida and Prime Minister Maliki exchanged their views on bilateral relations between Japan and Iraq, the election of the Council of Representatives of Iraq and the regional situation. Ambassador Nashida offered his congratulations on conducting the election peacefully and expressed Japan’s support of Iraqi efforts in war against terrorism. Prime Minister Maliki expressed his expectations for early visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Iraq after the next government is formed.
- Japan's position on the Senkaku Islands.
- Notice of Change Telephone and Fax Number.
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
September 9, 2014
Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan on the Formation of the New Government in Iraq
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