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Japan desires to strengthen ties with Pakistan

Amna Ansar Feb 21, 2017
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The Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Takashi Kurai has said that the bilateral relation between Pakistan and japan has marked 65 exemplary years and he expected that these relations will be strengthen more in coming years.

He was addressing at the exhibition “Japanese Traditional Art and Dolls Display” at his official residence in Islamabad.

The exhibition was organized in collaboration with Lahore Arts Foundation Trust.

The Ambassador has highlighted the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries including political interactions, economic relations, technical assistance, and desire for more investment in Pakistan.

He briefed during exhibition and told that the exhibition depicts the Japan’s traditional woodblock prints which were developed during Edo period (1603-1868) in Japan.

Along with woodblock, Japanese dolls were also displayed in the exhibition, which were used in everyday life in ancient times.

He also admired the artistic work of Saba Hussain and also explained the purpose behind the exhibition. He told that exhibition is set to display the woodblock prints and traditional Japanese dolls of residents of Pakistan.

He also told that woodblock printing was introduced during Aska Period (593-710) to display the Buddhism paintings and texts.

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