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UGANDA RECEIVES TEN UNITS OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES FROM JAPAN FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

The Mission coordinated the donation and eventual shipment of ten (10) units of Emergency Vehicles (Fire fighting Vehicles and Ambulances) from the Japan Firefighters Association to the Ministries responsible for Internal Affairs and Health in Uganda.


AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS IN JAPAN AS OF 3RD MARCH 2020

Please visit the respective websites for information and application procedures.

1) PhD in Sustainability Science (2020) by United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)

Deadline: 10th April 2020

Website: https://ias.unu.edu/en/admissions/degrees/phd-in-sustainability-science-2020.html#overview

2) Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) 2021 Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30th June 2020

Website: http://www.mif-japan.org/fellowship/announcement/?hl=en

3) International Research Fellowships by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 2020

Website: https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-inv/index.html

"KAMALA THE UGANDA GIANT" T-SHIRT LAUNCHED IN JAPAN

Japan-based fashion company "Hardcore Chocolate" launched Uganda branded T- shirts with "Kamala The Uganda Giant" wrestler on 7th January 2020 in Japan.


MISS UGANDA WINS 2ND RUNNER UP AT MISS INTERNATIONAL 2019

The Mission coordinated and supported the visit of Miss International Uganda 2019 to Tokyo, Ms. Namatovu Evelyn, who was one of the contestants in Miss International Pageant 2019 which was held on 12th November 2019 in Tokyo. 

APPOINTMENT OF MR. SHIRO SARAYA AS HONORARY CONSUL OF UGANDA IN OSAKA, JAPAN

The Mission coordinated the appointment of Mr. Shiro Saraya as Honorary Consul of Uganda in Osaka, Japan with consular jurisdiction over the Kinki Region.

ADVISORY ON THE UGANDA EMBASSY-TOKYO, JAPAN OPERATION SCHEDULE

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Abe Shinzo, to lift the State of Emergency in Japan starting 26th May 2020, this is to inform that the Embassy will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs as a protective measure against the prevailing Corona virus (COVID-19) health threat, and until communicated otherwise.

The Embassy wishes to further inform that the Embassy staff will be working remotely on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will remain reachable on the following contact details:  +81 80 7594 2948 (Japanese); +81 80 7593 4453 and +81 80 7593 4468 (English); E-mail address:  ugabassy@tokyo.email.ne.jp

EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA EMBASSY TOKYO-JAPAN DUE TO EXTENSION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN

On 4th May 2020, the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Abe Shinzo, has decided to extend the State of Emergency in Japan up to 31st May 2020 due to continued large occurrence of COVID-19 infections in different parts of Japan, majorly in Tokyo.

In view of the foregoing, this is to inform that the Embassy will extend its interim closure of the Chancery to the same date of 31st May 2020.