KAZAKHSTAN OPENS ITS HONORARY CONSULATE IN HOKKAIDO
Sapporo, March 6: On March 5, 2010 an Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Sapporo, Hokkaido was opened. The opening ceremony of the second Honorary consulate of Kazakhstan in Japan was attended by His Excellency the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Japan, Mr. Akylbek A. Kamaldinov, and official representatives of Hokkaido.
The opening of the Honorary Consulate follows the October 22, 2009 appointment of Mr. Mamoru Omoto, president of Kasei Haya logistics company, as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Hokkaido.
It is expected that the Honorary Consulate will strengthen partnership between Kazakhstan and Hokkaido and will promote mutual understanding and friendship between the people of Kazakhstan and Japan.