March 1, 2024

Courtesy Visit to the Ambassador of Guatemala

Courtesy Visit to the Ambassador of Guatemala

Dr. Ritter Diaz, the Representative Director of the Japan Association for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean (JAPOLAC), recently paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Manuel Roldan, the new Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala.

During the meeting, Dr. Diaz provided Ambassador Roldan with an overview of JAPOLAC’s objectives and ongoing activities, underscoring the significance of fostering practical exchanges between Japan and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ambassador Roldan warmly welcomed the visit and expressed his gratitude for the introduction to the Association. He further elaborated on the objectives of his diplomatic mission, emphasizing the important goal of strengthening relations between Guatemala and Japan. Notably, he seeks to foster cooperation from Japan in key sectors such as public transportation and anti-seismic technologies.

Among JAPOLAC’s core objectives is the support for the endeavours of Latin American and Caribbean embassies (LAC) in Japan, aimed at enhancing the awareness of LAC culture throughout Japan.

Accompanying Dr. Diaz were senior directors of JAPOLAC, Mr. Ajoy Sinha Roy and Mr. Neil Butler.