Emperor's Birthday Reception 2023

 The Emperor's Birthday Reception was held on 23rd February. Many guests, including Minister of Communication and Aviation Hon. Agovaca, came to enjoy Japanese food culture such as Japanese sake, tempura and sushi. Ambassador’s commendation was presented at the ceremony, and the following four individuals were honored for their outstanding contributions to the development of bilateral relations and mutual understanding between Solomon Islands and Japan. The four awardees gave their remarks, and their explanations of their activities over the years were highly praised by those in attendance.
Mr. Masao Nakada –promoting fishing industry
Dr. Toru Komatsu –promoting fishing industry
Mr. Naoyuki Fujiyama –promoting sports
Mr. Francis Deve –collecting remains of Japanese soldiers during WWII