To celebrate another active season of cultural and legislative exchange, the Embassy invited Chiefs of Staff from the U.S. Senate to a spring celebration dinner at the Ambassador’s residence this past Monday.
Embassy of Japan shared on Facebook: 'Over dinner, the Senate Chiefs of Staff enjoyed a frank discussion with Embassy officials that covered a wide arrange of topics such as national security, the upcoming G7 Ise-Shima Summit, and TPP.
During his opening remarks, the Ambassador thanked the group for their support and contributions to Japan-U.S. relations and highlighted several prominent legislative exchanges. Guests also had a chance to enjoy samples of both Japanese sake and Japanese whiskey, which topped off a successful event.
After the event Congressional Minister Atsushi Kaifu reflected on the evening, remarking that he appreciated that so many of the Senate Chiefs of Staff had taken time out of their busy schedules to attend the event, and that he looks forward to cultivating a partnership with them for many seasons to come.'
The Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. is the diplomatic mission of Japan to the United States. It is located at 2520 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., in the Embassy Row neighborhood.
The incumbent Ambassador is Kenichirō Sasae, who presented his credentials in November 2012.