Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chowhan has been unanimously elected as the new President of Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association (PJCA) Islamabad by the members of its executive committee.
Likewise, Mrs. Orita Toshiko and Prof. Dr. Nusrat Ara Majeed have been elected as vice presidents.
Ambassador of Japan Matsuda Kuninori, administered oath to the newly-elected office-bearers of the Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association (PJCA) Islamabad.
An oath-taking ceremony to this effect was held at the official residence of the Ambassador, with a limited number of attendees as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic.
Ambassador Matsuda, while speaking on the occasion, congratulated the newly elected office-bearers of PJCA Islamabad and expressed his good wishes for their future endeavors to further deepen the cultural interactions and most importantly people-to-people contacts between Japan and Pakistan.
“The friendship between our two nations is based on mutual trust, cooperation and understanding.
I believe that cultural relationship, in particular, can significantly contribute to further deepen the existing mutual trust and understanding between Japan and Pakistan”, said the Ambassador.
Justice (R) Ali Nawaz Chowhan, the newly-elected President of PJCA, while expressing his views on the occasion, thanked the Ambassador for taking time to grace the oath taking ceremony of the recently elected executive committee members of the association.
While assuring his association’s cooperation to further strengthening the cultural relations between the two countries, President PJCA stated that the new team of PJCA Islamabad will do its best to promote the cultural ties between Pakistan and Japan with close cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Pakistan.