KARACHI (APP) - An exhibition of Japanese calendars was inaugurated at the Japan Cultural Centre of the Consulate General of Japan here on Thursday. The Sindh Minister for Information, Ms. Shazia Marri, was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony. As many as 70 calendars of various companies depicting the life and economy of Japan have been put on display. The exhibition will be open for the general public from January 23 to 30. Ms. Shazia marri said on the occasion that the calendars depict the culture of Japan as well as the development that has been attained there. The Minister said that these calendars apprise the people of Pakistan a lot about Japan and the way of life of the people there. She stated that this also contributes towards bringing the people of the two countries closer. The Consul General of Japan in Karachi, Akinori Wada, said that the calendars on display have been received from various companies and organizations in Japan and that the exhibits pertain to art and architecture. wildlife, flora and fauna, Ikebana, traditional attire, landscape, sports, transportation etc. He further stated that these calendars reflect many shades of life in Japan and that some depict the urban and high paced lifestyles while other calendars portray the age old Japanese art of ikebena or the tea ceremony. The president of Pakistan Japan Cultural Association, Sindh, Fatima Surriya Bajia, was also present on the occasion.