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January 7, 2022
(photo1) Exchange with Children
(photo2) Making rice cake
(photo3) People around the cake

Overview

  • In 2022, Japan will celebrate anniversaries with the seven countries of Southwest Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka). Japan has designated 2022 as “Japan-Southwest Asia Exchange Year” with the aim of taking Japan’s relations with the countries of Southwest Asia to new heights.
  • The specific anniversaries are as follows:
    • 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Bangladesh
    • 35th Anniversary of the conclusion of the JOCV(Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers) Agreement between Japan and Bhutan
    • 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and India
    • 55th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and the Maldives
    • 120th Anniversary of International Student Exchanges between Japan and Nepal
    • 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Pakistan
    • 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Sri Lanka

Logo

(logo) Logo mark of each country

The official logo for "Japan-Southwest Asia Exchange Year 2022" has been selected. Please see the following for the details.

Events

The Government of Japan will be endorsing a wide range of events taking place in Japan or Southwest Asia as commemorative events celebrating the Japan-Southwest Asia Exchange Year. These authorized events will be permitted to use the official logo of the Japan-Southwest Asia Exchange Year.


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