Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu by UNMISS Staff Officers (12th deployment)

On September 15, 2021, Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi (Engineering Officer) and Major KANNO Misato (Information Database Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan), paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu. Mr. Kato expressed his appreciation, stating that he was proud of them for appropriately carrying out their duties and supporting the smooth activities of UNMISS, thus contributing international peace cooperation.
(From left: Major AKATSUKA, Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO, Major KANNO)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (12th deployment)

On September 14, 2021, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi (Engineering Officer) and Major KANNO Misato (Information Database Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan). It was attended by State Minister of Cabinet Office MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs UTO Takashi and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense ONISHI Hiroyuki. State Minister Mitsubayashi expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and he wished for further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.
(From left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs UTO Takashi, Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi, State Minister of Cabinet Office MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Major KANNO Misato and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense ONISHI Hiroyuki)

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (13th deployment)

On August 6, 2021, a departure ceremony for Major ARIZONO Mitsuyo (Engineering Officer) and Captain HARADA Toshiyuki (Information Database Officer), who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers for a year, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Cabinet Office, Parliamentary Vice-Minister MATSUKAWA Rui, Ministry of Defense and Parliamentary Vice-Minister SUZUKI Hayato, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Mr. Mitsubayashi gave the two officers words of encouragement, expressing his hope that they will dedicate themselves to their duties as they represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.
(From left: Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Major ARIZONO Mitsuyo, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Captain HARADA Toshiyuki and Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. SUZUKI Hayato)

Homecoming Ceremony for MFO Staff Officers (2nd deployment)

On July 15, 2021, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito and Major TAKETATSU Yusuke, who had been dispatched to the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, as Staff Officers, with the attendance of Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense and Mr. NAKANISHI Satoshi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. State Minister Mitsubayashi expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of MFO, and he wished for further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.
(From left: Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Major TAKETATSU Yusuke and Mr. NAKANISHI Satoshi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato by MFO Staff Officers (2nd deployment)

On July 13, 2021, Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito and Major TAKETATSU Yusuke, who had been dispatched to MFO (Multinational Force & Obsarvers), paid a courtesy call on Mr.KATO Katsunobu,Chief Cabinet Secretary. Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato expressed his appreciation,stating that he was pleased with and proud of their return home after their dedicated services to MFO, which enhanced Japan’s presence in the field of international peace cooperation and promoted Japan’s national interests.

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Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu by UNMISS Staff Officers (12th deployment)

On September 15, 2021, Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi (Engineering Officer) and Major KANNO Misato (Information Database Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan), paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu. Mr. Kato expressed his appreciation, stating that he was proud of them for appropriately carrying out their duties and supporting the smooth activities of UNMISS, thus contributing international peace cooperation.
(From left: Major AKATSUKA, Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO, Major KANNO)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (12th deployment)

On September 14, 2021, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi (Engineering Officer) and Major KANNO Misato (Information Database Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan). It was attended by State Minister of Cabinet Office MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs UTO Takashi and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense ONISHI Hiroyuki. State Minister Mitsubayashi expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and he wished for further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.
(From left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs UTO Takashi, Major AKATSUKA Kiyoshi, State Minister of Cabinet Office MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Major KANNO Misato and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense ONISHI Hiroyuki)

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (13th deployment)

On August 6, 2021, a departure ceremony for Major ARIZONO Mitsuyo (Engineering Officer) and Captain HARADA Toshiyuki (Information Database Officer), who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers for a year, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Cabinet Office, Parliamentary Vice-Minister MATSUKAWA Rui, Ministry of Defense and Parliamentary Vice-Minister SUZUKI Hayato, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Mr. Mitsubayashi gave the two officers words of encouragement, expressing his hope that they will dedicate themselves to their duties as they represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.
(From left: Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Major ARIZONO Mitsuyo, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Captain HARADA Toshiyuki and Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. SUZUKI Hayato)

Homecoming Ceremony for MFO Staff Officers (2nd deployment)

On July 15, 2021, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito and Major TAKETATSU Yusuke, who had been dispatched to the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, as Staff Officers, with the attendance of Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense and Mr. NAKANISHI Satoshi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. State Minister Mitsubayashi expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of MFO, and he wished for further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.
(From left: Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Major TAKETATSU Yusuke and Mr. NAKANISHI Satoshi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato by MFO Staff Officers (2nd deployment)

On July 13, 2021, Lieutenant Colonel FUKAYAMA Masahito and Major TAKETATSU Yusuke, who had been dispatched to MFO (Multinational Force & Obsarvers), paid a courtesy call on Mr.KATO Katsunobu,Chief Cabinet Secretary. Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato expressed his appreciation,stating that he was pleased with and proud of their return home after their dedicated services to MFO, which enhanced Japan’s presence in the field of international peace cooperation and promoted Japan’s national interests.

Departure Ceremony for MFO Staff Officers (3rd deployment)

On April 19, 2021, a departure ceremony for Lieutenant Colonel HAYASHIDA Yoshiaki and Major HARA Yasushi, who will work for the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, as Staff Officers for a year, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. WASHIO Eiichiro, State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense. State Minister Mitsubayashi encouraged them, expressing his hope that the two officers will dedicate themselves to their duties as they represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.
(From left: Mr. WASHIO Eiichiro, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lieutenant Colonel HAYAHSIDA Yoshiaki, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Major HARA Yasushi and Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato by UNMISS Staff Officers (11th deployment)

On March 30, 2021, Major YAMANOUCHI Yuki (Logistics Officer) and Captain NAKABAYASHI Yuki (Air Operations Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Repubic of South Sudan), paid a courtesy call on Mr.KATO Katsunobu,Chief Cabinet Secretary. Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato expressed his appreciation,stating that he was pleased and proud of their return home after their dedicated services to UNMISS, which enhanced Japan’s presence in the field of international peace cooperation and promoted Japan’s national interests.(From left: Captain NAKABAYASHI, Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO, Major YAMANOUCHI)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (11th deployment)

On March 30, 2021, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major YAMANOUCHI Yuki (Logistics Officer) and Captain NAKABAYASHI Yuki (Air Operations Officer) who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan), with the attendance of Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. ONISHI Hiroyuki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense and Mr. KOKUBA Konosuke, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. State Minister Mitsubayashi expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and wished for their further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.(From left: Mr. ONISHI Hiroyuki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Major YAMANOUCHI Yuki, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Captain NAKABAYASHI Yuki and Mr. KOKUBA Konosuke, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs)

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (12th deployment)

On December 21, 2020, a departure ceremony for Major NAKAMURA Yoshio (Logistics Officer) and Major KANETSUKA Tomonari (Air Operations Officer), who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers for a year, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Cabinet Office, State Minister UTO Takashi, Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Parliamentary Vice-Minister MATSUKAWA Rui, Ministry of Defense. Mr. Mitsubayashi encouraged them, expressing his hope that the two officers will dedicate themselves to their duties as they represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.
(From left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. UTO Takashi, Major NAKAMURA Yoshio, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Major KANETSUKA Tomonari and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Ms. MATSUKAWA Rui)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu by UNMISS Staff Officers (11th deployment)

On October 13, 2020, Major TAKAHASHI Shinobu (Information Database Officer) and Major SATO Kazuto (Engineering Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan), paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO Katsunobu. Mr. KATO expressed his appreciation,stating that he was proud of their dedicated services to UNMISS, which enhanced Japan’s presence in the field of international peace cooperation and promoted japan’s national interests.(From left: Major TAKAHASHI, Chief Cabinet Secretary KATO, Major SATO)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (11th deployment)

On October 13, 2020, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major TAKAHASHI Shinobu (Information Database Officer) and Major SATO Kazuto (Engineering Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan), with the attendance of State Minister MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Cabinet Office, State Minister UTO Takashi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Parliamentary Vice-Minister ONISHI Hiroyuki, Ministry of Defense. Mr. Mitsubayashi, State Minister of Cabinet Office, expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and he wished for their further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.(From left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. UTO Takashi, Major TAKAHASHI Shinobu, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. MITSUBAYASHI Hiromi, Major SATO Kazuto and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Mr. ONISHI Hiroyuki)

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