By Our Reporter
Masashi Ogawa, Ambassador of Japan hosted a reception on Friday to celebrate the 84th auspicious Birthday of His Majesty Emperor Akihito at his official residence, Tahachal.
Four hundred VVIP and VIP guests including Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun as a chief guest, ministers, ambassadors and heads of international organizations, members of the Parliament, high ranking government officials attended the reception.
In Japan, the Emperor is the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people. The day of the Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor Akihito, December 23, is also celebrated as the National Day of Japan.