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 Head Of Mission Profile

  

H.E. Mr Yutaka Yoshizawa, Ambassador of Japan

DS: Last country where you were based before coming to South Africa

HE: Fiji

DS: Most interesting place in South Africa

HE: A Japanese lantern in the Company Gardens in Cape Town

DS: Your impression about South Africa in 3 words

HE: Very beautiful country

DS: One place you would like to be posted to or visit

HE: Namaqualand in the Northern Cape during the flower season.

DS: Most memorable appointment thus far

HE: Two postings in South Africa

DS: Most challenging situation that you had to handle thus far

HE: The memorial service for late former President Mandela.

DS: My inspiration is/comes from.

HE: Lessons from history.

DS: Place in your country that you love to visit.

HE: Kyoto, Japan’s old capital.

DSMost interesting place to visit elsewhere

HE:  Many

DS: Favourite dish of your country

HE:  Japanese sweets for tea ceremonies

DSTastiest dish of another Country.

HE: Anything sophisticated.

DS: Favourite eating place in Pretoria.

HE: Brasserie de Paris

DSThe best book I have ever read.

HE: Spy novels of John le Carre

DS: At the moment I am reading

HE: Justice by Edwin Cameron

DS: I spend my leisure time

HE: Playing golf.

DS: One sentence describing a lesson that you have learnt from being a diplomat

HE:  Honesty is a key to acquiring trust

Fiji

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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January 2018

 
 
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