On August the 7th, the Mayor of KARATSU, SAGA Prefecture, Mr. MINE welcomed Ambassador MARIC to the city of KARATSU as a part of the memorial ceremonies in HIROSHIMA and NAGASAKI. The city of KARATSU is a historical city known for trade with China and Korea. Durig the meeting Ambassador MARIC spoke of the importance of regional and local exchanges. As a result KARATSU accepted the intiative to host the exposition of children’s drawings from BH organized by a Japanese organization IPIL IPIL in association with the embassy of BH in Japan.
Ambassador MARIC emphasized on the significance of cultural exchange among local communities and encouraged further relations among the cities of the two countries.