Anyone knowing even a bit of Japan, will be convinced about Japanese courtesy, but that is not all. Japan has been in the forefront of extending humanitarian aid to genuine organisations engaged in human resource development, serving human causes, and believing in developing their society.
Only a bit of hint of it was visible when Japanese consul general Toshikazu Isomura, at a brief but heart-warming ceremony signed documents to extend a grant of US $ 60,975 to Karachi vocational Training Centre, titled: the projectfor providing modern transport vehicle to KVTC in Karachi Tuesday afternoon.
While for Japanese establishment agreement was signed by Toshikazu, Dr Akhtar Aziz Khan,
President of the Centre, signed on behalf of the rehabilitation centre.In speeches the consul general, Dr Khan, and ex-senator Haseeb Khan spoke highly of the services rendered by the Centre.
The head of Japanese diplomatic mission served Japan always believed in serving humanity, and has been doing it persistently in Pakistan and elsewhere.
The centre, he said, had been doing a laudable job, and needed a modern transport for pick up and drop of its trainees whose number has kept swelling with the passage of time. Reciprocating Dr
Khan, and Senator Haseeb Khan thanked the consul general, and through him the Japanese government, and the people of far eastern country, where cherry blossom festival is celebrated on a grand scale annually in spring time, middle of end of March and April.
Its importance could be gauged from the banner displayed at the signing table where cherry blossom flowers shone brightly on tree branches.
Japan and Pakistan flags flanked the side of the main table, and mini flags were on display to mark the importance of historic and brilliant relationship between Japan and Pakistan.