Deputy CG of Japan appreciates PAPJ for Int’l Photo Exhibition

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An International Photo Exhibition of Japan organized by Pakistan Association of Photojournalists, PAPJ, has concluded successfully on Thursday, October 13. From October 6 to 13, 2022, PAPJ organized this spectacular photo exhibition in collaboration with Japan Professional Photographic Society, Japan’s multi-publication daily Asahi Shimbun and Japanese Consulate in Karachi.

At the closing ceremony of the photo exhibition on Thursday, certificates of appreciation were given to the volunteers and others who collaborated and assisted PAPJ in organizing the exhibition. The volunteers included students from the architecture department of NED University, among others.

Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Consul General of Japan in Karachi Mr. AshidaKatsunori appreciated PAPJ for a successful conduct of the International Photo Exhibition “Colours of the World”. He said that the extensive coverage of the exhibition in the media shows that there was a lot of publicity about the exhibition, due to which a large number of people, including students, came to the Japanese Consulate to see this photo exhibition.

Ashida expresses hope that the exhibition would be held in other cities of Pakistan as well so that more and more people could see it and benefit from the international standard of photographs.

The Founder of PAPJ and renowned photojournalist of Pakistan, Sir ZahidHussain in a message to closing ceremony said that the PAPJ has played a key role during last about 15 years in promoting friendly relations between Pakistan and Japan and strengthening the collaboration between photojournalists of the two countries.

In this regard, he mentioned the numerous photo exhibitions organized by the PAPJ in Pakistan and Japan. “Pakistan Association of Photojournalists would play its role in strengthening the friendly relations between Pakistan and Japan, the land of the rising sun, and positive and constructive relations between the societies of the two countries in the future”. ZahidHussain vowed.

ZahidHussain paid tribute to the services and efforts of Senior Members of PAPJ Adeel Khan, photojournalist Jahangir Khan, representative of the organization in Japan Photo/Video Journalist MOHAMMAD Zubair, Senior Member Muhammad Arshad, Senior Photo Journalist Faisal Mujeeb and others for successfully organizing the photo exhibition.—PR

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