Commendation by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

October 18, 2005

  1. On October 18 (Tue), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs presents a Foreign Minister's Commendation to Mr. Hitoshi Arayashiki (Former Representative of the East Timor Office, OISCA-International) for his efforts and distinctive achievements in contributing to Japan's technical cooperation in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
  2. For two years since August 2002, Mr. Arayashiki had worked hard to transfer agricultural technology at the model farm opened under the harsh environment by himself in East Timor in the early post-independence days. He has continued to contribute to strengthening Japan-East Timor relations up to the present.
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