Reception Marking Ambassador Yanagisawa's Assumption of Office
February 14, 2017
On February 14, 2017, the Embassy of Japan hosted a reception marking Ambassador Yanagisawa's assumption of office. In her speech, Ambassador Yanagisawa stated that she looks forward to joining efforts to address some of the challenges in Malawi, particularly through the capacity development of Malawian people. She also said she wishes to continue to promote mutual understanding at both state and grassroots levels. Furthermore, she said she is also keen on promoting women's empowerment. The reception was graced by the Guest of Honour, Honourable Francis Kasaila, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, other Ministers, Members of Parliament, Heads of Diplomatic Missions, and CEOs of Private Companies.