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Events

 

 

MARCH 2007

 

セルビア放送局RTS代表が来日

321日~413日の日程で、セルビア国営放送局RTS代表が、正教会と宗教についての番組制作のため来日した。新潟大学の小山洋司教授、東京大学の柴宣弘教授、岡山大学の鐸木道剛教授、そして目黒ユネスコ協会の濱田靖子氏にインタビューをした。

 

セルビアのパントマイマーが東京公演

316日~18日、パントマイム劇の汎マイム工房が新メンバーの卒業講演として『いつか来た道』を行った。セルビア人留学生ミリサヴ・バンコヴィッチも出演した。

詳細はウェブサイト(www.hanmime.com)E-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )、電話(03 3993-9418)もしくはFax (03 3993-9559)で確認できる。

 

著名な外科医、斉藤滋教授が大使館で受賞

湘南鎌倉総合病院の斉藤滋教授が、4度目のベオグラードクリニックセンターを訪れるに際して316日に大使館を訪れた。

彼のセルビア医療施設への支援と心臓病患者への手術経験を称えて、ムルキッチ大使は斉藤教授にその貢献を彰した特別感謝状を授与した。

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イワン・ムルキッチ大使と斉藤滋教授

 

14回世界こども図画コンテストにてセルビアの子供たちが7つの賞を受賞

家の光協会主催の『第14回世界こども図画コンテスト』授賞式にて、コワチュ三等書記官が金賞を代理受賞した。世界70カ国、46,000人の児童画から、セルビアの児童画7つの賞(金賞1、銀賞5、記念賞1)を受賞した。

今年のイベントについては以下のリンク参照:http://www.ienohikari.net/zugacon/english/index.html .

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コワチュ氏が金賞を代理受賞

 

世界フィギュアスケート選手権大会2007にセルビアスケーター出場

セルビアのスケート選手であるトリフン・ジヴァノヴィッチ選手とクセニヤ・ヤスツェニュスキー選手が、320日~30日に東京で行われた世界フィギュアスケート選手権大会に参加した。詳細は選手権大会のオフィシャルサイトにて。

 

ユーラシア旅行社が2007年のセルビアツアーをプロモーション

321日、東京にてユーラシア旅行社はバルカン方面への旅行セミナーを行った。コワチュ三等書記官が招待され、日本語でセルビアの歴史、文化遺産、郷土料理や観光スポットについてプレゼンテーションを行った。

今年4月よりユーラシア旅行社は目的地にセルビアも含んでいるツアー(18日間と13日間)を2件企画する。

 

日本-セルビア交流協会定期会合

日本-セルビア交流協会は大使館にて定期会合と会員懇談会を行った。協会会長の都甲岳洋 元大使が歓迎の挨拶をし、米田建三理事長が乾杯の音頭を取った。この機会にムルキッチ大使もスピーチをし、セルビア料理やセルビアワインが振舞われた。

都甲元大使の挨拶

 

FOODEX 2007にてセルビア企業が展示

313日から16日にかけて幕張メッセで行われた国際食品・飲料展『Foodex2007』にて、セルビアの3企業、Malina-Product(冷凍果実)、Arex Marzipan(マジパン商品)、Voda Voda(天然水)がその高品質な商品を展示した。

この大きな国際展示会でセルビアが参加するのは3年連続である。

タシッチ参事官、ペタル・ラドサヴリェヴィッチ品質管理マネージャー(Malina Product)、イワン・ムルキッチ大使、藤原氏、スニェジャナ・スレドイェヴィッチ執行部長(Malina Product)、三友氏、有坂氏

タシッチ参事官、スレドイェヴィッチ執行部長、JETRO通訳者とともに

 

通訳者、田中一生氏逝去

39日、高名なスラブ言語文学教授、通訳者でセルビア文学と文化遺産の専門家であった田中一生教授が長年の病の末、この世を去った。田中教授は昨年セルビア政府から、セルビア文学の名作を邦訳した功績を讃えられて勲章を授与された。

彼の死によって我が国は、その博識で行動力と熱意にあふれた親密で重要な友人を失ってしまったことになる。

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フィリポヴ前大使が田中一生氏にヴーク・カラジッチ勲章を授与

フィリポヴ大使と田中氏、そして左から長井大使、田辺氏、都甲氏、大和田元大使

ヴェリミル・ガヴリロヴィッチ対外経済大臣補佐の来日 (March 6-9, 2007)

36日から9日にかけて、ガヴリロヴィッチ大臣補佐が来日し、国際協力気候の国際総合協力研修所(JICA-IFIC)に招かれた。

 

FEBRUARY 2007

 

東京にてコソヴォに関する講演

セルビアでの人道援助を扱っているNGO団体の招待で、スネジャナ・ヤンコヴィッチ参事官がセルビアのコソヴォ自治州について日本語で2時間程度の講演を行った。この催しはコソヴォ問題の歴史的根源と現在の地位、自治州内のセルビア人たちへの人道援助の必要性について、日本の人々に知ってもらうことを目的として準備された。

ヤンコヴィッチ参事官は『恐怖の日々』というドキュメンタリー映画の一部ととセルビア政府コソヴォ調整局の資料を上映した。また討論には、東京国際大学の著名な教授でセルビア科学芸術アカデミーの名誉会員である岩田昌征教授も参加した。

 

東南欧・中欧4ヵ国投資促進セミナー

このイベントは2月26日に東京にて、昨年10月26日にウィーンで行われた西バルカン経済フォーラムのフォローアップとして、松島みどり外務大臣政務官が主催となって行われた。

セルビア代表として、セルビア投資輸出促進庁(SIEPA)のボヤン・ヤンコヴィッチFDIアドバイザーが出席した。

 

日本-セルビア協会定期会合

223日、日本-セルビア協会が定期会合と会員懇談会を行った。協会会長である徳永彰作教授が歓迎の挨拶をした。

この機会にスネジャナ・ヤンコヴィッチ参事官が、協会設立以来の過去50年以上に渡る活動と業績を祝う言葉を述べた。

東レPPOテニストーナメントにてセルビア人テニス選手好成績

有名なセルビア人テニス選手のアナ・イワノヴィッチ選手とイェレナ・ヤンコヴィッチ選手が、東京で行われた東レパンパシフィックオープンテニストーナメントに出場し、アナ・イワノヴィッチ選手が準優勝に輝いた。

大使館にてセルビア共和国ナショナルデー祝典

第二次世界対戦後に始まった日本・セルビア外交において史上初、215日に日本でセルビアがナショナルデーを祝った。およそ400人の日本の政治・経済・文化界の人々、在日外交団代表や在日セルビア人などが大使館にて行われた祝典に参加した。

来賓たちはセルビアの音楽や郷土料理、ワインやお酒を堪能した。

報道記事

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イワン・ムルキッチ大使、逢沢一郎日本-セルビア友好議員連盟会長、ムルキッチ大使夫人

ムルキッチ大使夫人、渡辺博道経済産業副大臣、イワン・ムルキッチ大使

都甲岳洋日本-セルビア交流協会会長、ムルキッチ大使夫人、イワン・ムルキッチ大使、都甲夫人

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ムルキッチ大使夫人、イワン・ムルキッチ大使、明石康元国連事務総長

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JANUARY 2007

 

日本でのJICA健康管理セミナーにセルビアが高レベルの参加

1月末に行われたセミナーにおいて、ネヴェンカ・カラノヴィッチ健康連邦事務官がセルビア代表として参加した。

展示会"Kako je bilo u Srbiji (セルビアはいかがでしたか?)"

日本ユーゴアートプロジェクトと東京のトキ・アートスペースが『セルビアはいかがでしたか?』展示会を、昨年ベオグラードで行われたプロジェクトのフォローアップとして開催した。作品は日本の芸術家グループによる年賀状で、これ以前にセルビア共和国の首都、ベオグラードの学生文化センターギャラリーに展示されていたもの。

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『セルビアはいかがでしたか?』

DECEMBER 2006

 

Annual celebration of Japan - Serbia Culture Exchange Association

On December 17, Japan - Serbia Culture Exchange Association celebrated two years of it’s foundation. This event took place at  the "Imperial Hotel", with around 100 members attending.

Ambassador Ivan Mrkić, Association President Takeshi Ushiyama and Secretary-General Slobodan Mijalković addressed the guests. A video presentation of Belgrade was included in the program.

Mr. Slobodan Mijalkovic, Secretary-General of the Association and Ms. Aleksandra Kovac, III Secretary
H.E. Ambassador Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Counsellor Mrs. Snezana Jankovic

 

Welcome reception for the new ambassador organized by the Japan - Serbia Association

Japan - Serbia Association, the oldest of the three existing friendship associations, established fifty years ago, organized a reception in honour of  the newly arrived Serbian ambassador, Ivan Mrkic, on December 13, 2006.

President of the Association, Prof. Dr Shosaku Tokunaga, welcomed Ambassador Mrkic and his family and emphasized decades long devotedness of his Association to the strengthening of overall ties with Serbia.

Secretary General, Prof. Nobuhiro Shiba, and President of the Board, former Ambassador of Japan to our country, Noriaki Owada, also greeted the guests. Ambassador Mrkic addressed the gathering, expressing appreciation for significant contribution of the Association to the friendly relations existing between Serbia and Japan.

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H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Counsellor Mrs. Snezana Jankovic at the Welcome reception
Prof. dr. Shosaku Tokunaga, President of the Japan - Serbia Association, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Counsellor Mrs. Snezana Jankovic

 

Ambassador Mrkic calls on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yohei Kono

Ambassador of Serbia to Japan, H. E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, paid a courtesy call to Mr. Yohei Kono, Speaker of the House of Representatives in the National Diet of Japan on December 11, 2006.

Mr. Kono expressed readiness of the Japanese side to promote parliamentary cooperation with Serbia, with an aim to contribute to further development of overall bilateral cooperation.

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H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yohei Kono

 

Ambassador Mrkic pays courtesy call to the President of the House of Councilors, Ms. Chikage Ogi

At the meeting in the House of Councilors of the National Diet of Japan, on December 13, 2006, Serbian Ambassador to Japan H. E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Ms. Chikage Ogi, President, discussed various issues related to the intensifying of the parliamentary exchange, political dialogue and other fields of bilateral cooperation between Serbia and Japan.

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H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Ms. Chikage Ogi, President of the House of Councilors

 

NOVEMBER 2006

 

Welcome reception for the new ambassador organized by Japan - Serbia Exchange Association

The most recently founded friendship association between two countries, Japan - Serbia Exchange Association, organized a warm welcome reception in honour of the newly arrived Serbian ambassador, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkić, on November 29, 2006.

Mr. Takehiro Togo, President of the Association, greeted Ambassador Mrkić and his family wishing them pleasant and fruitful stay in Japan. Mr. Kenzo Yoneda, Chairman of the Board, also delivered a speech making a tost.

Among other guests and members of the Board, Mr. Naohide Ueyama, Honorary Consul General of Serbia, was also present.

Ambassador Mrkic addressed to the guests, thanking for past and future opportunities to strenghten friendship and cooperation between our two countries in which the support and effort of this Association is highly appreciated.

Mr. Kenzo Yoneda delivers a speech
Mr. Naohide Ueyama, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic with his son Marko and wife Mrs. Ivona Mrkic

 

Professor Iwata elected honorary member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Dr Masayuki Iwata, respectable scholar and distinguished professor at the Tokyo International University, was elected honorary member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

 

Exhibition on Serbian World Heritage

A four-day special exhibition of  Serbian Orthodox Church fresco replicas and legacy photos under the title "UNESCO World Heritage - Serbia" was held in the Municipal Gallery of Meguro Museum from November 22nd till November 26th .

This event also included a lecture in Japanese on Serbia’s cultural heritage by Ms. Aleksandra Kovač, Third Secratary (November 26th).

In the same period, a separate exhibition of children’s drawings from both Serbia and Japan was also held in the Municipal Gallery.

The exhibition's main purpose was to commemorate UNESCO World Heritage Committees decision to extend the site inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2004 in Serbia (see UNESCO Decision).

Ms. A. Kovac, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, Ms. Y. Hamada and Mr. H. Ueyama
Ms. A. Kovac during the lecture in Serbian herritage
Ms. A. Kovac wears national costume

 

OCTOBER 2006

 

Presentation of Credentials of  the  Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Japan

The new ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Japan, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkić, presented  the Letters of Credence  to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito on October 18, 2006.

Ambassador Ivan Mrkić was accompanied by Counsellor Mrs. Snezana Janković, Counsellor Mr. Nebojsa Tasić and Third Secretary Ms. Aleksandra Kovač, who wore the Serbian national dress.

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H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic presents Letters of Credence to H.I.M. Emperor Akihito
Mr. N. Tasic, Mrs. S. Jankovic, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, H.E. Mr. Yutaka Kawashima, Grand Master of the Ceremonies,
Ms. A. Kovac

 

Ambassador Mrkic meets with Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Takeshi Iwaya

Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Japan H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic was received on October 18, 2006 by the Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Mr. Takeshi Iwaya.

In a friendly and open atmosphere, Ambassador Mrkic and Senior Vice Minister Iwaya exchanged views on further development of bilateral relations, especially strengthening of the political dialogue, economic and all other fields of cooperation between the two countries.

 

Ambassador Mrkic meets with Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Ms. Midori Matsushima

On October 18, 2006, Serbian Ambassador Ivan Mrkic had a meeting with Ms. Midori Matsushima, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs. The possibilities for further enhancement of bilateral ties between the Republic of Serbia and Japan in various spheres were discussed.

 

JICA opens its Regional Office for Western Balkans in Belgrade

JICA Regional Office was moved from Vienna to Belgrade and on October 1, 2006 continued its activities in the capital of Serbia in promoting economic development of the countries of former Yugoslavia and Albania.

The Government of Serbia acclaimed this decision as an important  cornerstone in  the further strengthening of bilateral Serbian-Japanese relations.

 

JETRO mission visits Serbia

Representatives of JETRO offices in European countries visited Serbia which was included in their tour of the region. They had talks with the Minister of Finance Mr. Mladjan Dinkic.

 

SEPTEMBER 2006

 

Representatives of Japan-Serbia Exchange Association visit Serbia

The Vice President of Japan - Serbia Exchange Association Ms. Yasuko Hamada and Ms. Akiko Igaya visited cultural institutions and organizations in Serbia (September 29 – October 3, 2006) in order to explore prospects for  further expanding cultural  ties  between  the two countries.

Ms. Akiko Igaya and Ms. Yasuko Hamada with H.E. Mr. Vojislav Koštunica, Prime Minister of Serbia
Ms. Akiko Igaya and Ms. Yasuko Hamada with Mr. Pavel Babka and artists from Kovačica

 

Representatives of  Japanese IKA Association visit Belgrade

At  Children’s Cultural Center in Belgrade,  a special exhibition of children’s drawings from Serbia and Japan was officially opened on September 27 by Ms. Gorica Mojović, Deputy Mayor of Belgrade.

This exhibition was jointly organized by this Embassy, City of Belgrade and  International Kid's Art Association, as a follow-up to the children’s drawings contest held previously in Japan.

For this occasion, 12 members of IKA and representatives of local Tokai TV visited Serbia (September 24-29), where they were warmly welcomed.

As a result of their enjoyable experience, Tokai TV  broadcasted a special report about their  visit and IKA Association is already planning  new exhibitions  for promoting Serbia in Japan.

 

Serbia participates at JATA World Tourism Congress and  Travel Fair 2006 in Tokyo (September 21-24, 2006)

The motto of this years Travel Fair was "Visit  Undiscovered Jewels of Central and Eastern Europe". Serbia was portrayed as a tourist destination for the first time and attracted great interest.

Congress delegates and exhibitors from Serbia were  State Secretary for Trade, Tourism and Services Mrs. Gordana Todic and representatives of the Tourist Organization of Serbia and the Tourist Office of Belgrade.

H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, Mrs. Gordana Todic, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Tourism and Mr. Sasa Stevanovic, Tourist Organization of Belgrade

 

Professor Kazuo Tanaka and group studying Serbian literature visited Serbian Embassy

Eminent translator of Serbian literary masterpieces into Japanese, Professor Kazuo Tanaka, visited the Embassy on September 21, 2006, leading the group of Japanese citizens, admirers of Serbian literature.

Ahead of their study trip to Serbia from September 27, 2006, the members of the group were given a presentation on Serbian culture, tourism and natural beauties, by Counsellor Mrs. Snezana Jankovic and Third Secretary Ms. Aleksandra Kovac.

Ambassador Mrkic also greeted the guests, wishing them pleasant stay in Serbia.

 

Ambassador’s interview to the Sekai Shuhou Weekly Magazine

Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Japan, H. E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic gave an interview (available in Japanese) on September 14, 2006 to the renowned Weekly Magazine “Sekai Shuhou”, published by the Jiji Press News Agency.

 

Dr Yoshiro NakaMats pays courtesy call on the new Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Japan

Famous scientist and inventor Dr NakaMats, a great admirer of world renowned scientist Nikola Tesla, a Serbian by birth, visited on September 19 the new Ambassador Mr. Ivan Mrkic who had recently taken up his duties in Japan.

Dr NakaMats informed  Ambassador Mrkic that he has been officially invited by the President of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Prof. dr N. Hajdin to visit Belgrade and attend ceremonies marking the 150-th anniversary of Tesla's birth (October 18-20, 2006).

Mrs. I. Mrkic, H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, Mrs. NakaMats and Prof. Dr. Yoshiro NakaMats

 

Newly arrived ambassador presents copy of his credentials to the Vice Foreign Minister Shotaro Yachi

New Serbian ambassador to Japan H. E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, in the presence of the Chief of Protocol Ambassador Minoru Shibuya, presented on September 12, 2006 the copy of his credentials to Mr. Shotaro Yachi, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Mr. Yachi warmly welcomed new Serbian ambassador, expressing hope that the bilateral relations between the Republic of Serbia and Japan will be further strengthened during the mandate of Ambassador Mrkic.

 

Serbian Minister of Science and Environment Protection Dr. Aleksandar Popovic visited Japan

Dr. Aleksandar Popovic, Minister of Science and Environment Protection of the Republic of Serbia, visited Japan from 10th to 12th September 2006. During his stay, Minister Popovic participated in the International Symposium “Science and Technology in Society”, which took place in Kyoto, and had a number of bilateral meetings with the ministers and representatives of foreign scientific academies and institutions.

At the meeting with Mr. Iwao Matsuda, State Minister for Science and Technology Policy, Minister Popovic expressed Serbian interest in intensifying scientific cooperation with Japan. Based on the Agreement on Scientific Cooperation existing between the two countries from 1981, Ministers Popovic and Matsuda agreed on the need to enhance scientific exchange, as well as to institutionalize the cooperation among the scientists of the two countries.

Minister Popovic also held talks with Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms. Akiko Yamanaka, Vice President of the Japan Agency for International Cooperation Mr. Tadashi Izawa, Senior Executive Director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation Mr. Fujio Hoshi, President of the Science Council of Japan Mr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, President of the Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshikawa and other dignitaries and important persons from the scientific circles in Japan.

H.E. Mr. Ivan Mrkic, H.E. Minister Mr. Aleksandar Popovic after the meeting in MOFA with Senior Vice Minister Ms. A. Yamanaka, Director H. Ozawa and Assistant Director A. Ishimoto

 

AUGUST 2006

 

Director of the National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS) Prof. Osamu Motojima pays a call on Serbian Minister of Science and Environmental Protection Mr. Aleksandar Popovic

After attending the International Symposium on Plasma Physics (XXIII SPIG) on Mt. Kopaonik in Serbia, Prof. Motojima met with Minister Popovic in Belgrade on August 31, 2006. They discussed ways to promote scientific and technological cooperation between Serbia and Japan.

 

Exhibition of National Museum from Belgrade finishes its visit to Japan

One year after grand opening in Hiroshima, the exhibition of modern art masterpieces collection from National Museum in Belgrade finished its touring around Japan. Starting from September 2005 until the end of August 2006, 123 pieces of famous artists such as Renoir and Dega visited seven Japanese cities - Hiroshima, Kyoto, Miyazaki, Tokyo, Kochi, Niigata and Kanazawa. This unique opportunity to see one of 1100 foreign art collections from Serbian major museum, was greatly welcomed by Japanese public and media.

This event was organized by Hiroshima Art Museum and Belgrade National Museum, with the support of this Embassy, Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency, ICC Broadcasting, major and local media and others.

 

JULY 2006

 

UNESCO decides to expand the list of World heritage sites from Serbia

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee decided to extend the site inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2004 as Dečani Monastery in Serbia by adding to it three sacral objects, namely, the Patriarchate of Peć Monastery, Gračanica Monastery and the Church of the Virgin of Ljeviška. The site mainly dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, now known as Medieval Monuments in Kosovo, Serbia, was also placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Decani monastery
Manuscriprs from Decani monastery
Patriarchy of Pec
Virgin of Ljeviska monastery
Gracanica monastery
Liturgy in Gracanica monastery

 

JUNE 2006

 

President of the Executive Council (Government) of Serbia's Autonomous Province of Vojvodina Mr. Bojan Pajtic visits Japan (May 25-June 1, 2006)

Mr. Pajtic was a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan. He met with  Mr. Chikahito Harada, Director General for European Affairs (MOFA), Mr. Ryuichi Tanabe, former Ambassador to Serbia, Mr. Kentaro Kaneko, President of Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), Mr. Yoshitada Takahashi, Executive Vice President of JETRO,  Mr. Kuniaki Nagata, Deputy Director General (JICA), Mr. Naohide Ueyama, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Serbia and President of Dainihon Jochugiku Co., Ltd. and Mr. Hisashi Ueyama, Executive Director of Dainihon Jochugiku Co., Ltd. (KINCHO).

 

MAY 2006

 

First group of Japanese tourists in  Serbia

After a successful promotional tour in October-November 2005, organized by the Embassy and Aeroflot, in collaboration with the National Tourist Organization of Serbia (NTOS), the first organized group of  Japanese tourists visited Serbia from May 22-28, 2006. The program was arranged by NTOS and "Miki Tourist" from Tokyo.

 

"Japan Tobacco Inc." becomes  first Japanese investor in Serbia

"Japan Tobacco Inc." finalized the contract, worth 100 million US dollars, with the Government of Serbia on its purchase of Tobacco Industry Senta (DIS), north of Belgrade.

After investing in the plant, JT will start production of license brand cigarettes in April 2007.

 

Former President of the Japan - Serbia Exchange Association Mr. Kenzo Harada passed away on May 3, 2006

Mr. Harada was also former President of Dowa Mining Co., Ltd. and Chairman of the former Committee for Economic Cooperation with Yugoslavia.

Mr. Harada actively contributed to the promotion of relations between our two countries. He visited our country for the last time in July 2001, when he  headed a Japanese business delegation which visited Belgrade.

 

MARCH 2006

 

Presentation of Serbia in "Goldman-Sachs Japan" bulletin

On the basis of the interview with Counsellor (Economic Affairs) of the Embassy Mr. Nebojsa Tasic, the Tokyo branch of "Goldman Sachs Asset Management Co., Ltd." published a presentation on Serbia in the March issue of their bulletin in Japanese. It was fifth among 42 planned to be published on various countries which are achieving rapid economic growth and meet the criteria of this bank as potential recipients of future investments.

The presentation focuses on Serbia's positive macroeconomic development, high rate of economic growth, very favourable investment climate and incentives, rapid increase in foreign direct investments, positive debt rating and prospective areas for Japanese investors. It also highlights tourist attractions, culture, high educational level and national characteristics which have much in common with Japan.

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