Armenians have carried out large-scale activities in Japan since the middle of the 19th century. Armenians who settled in Japan came mostly from India and were occupied with marine trade. In the 20th century, the number of Armenian merchants in Japan increased thanks to the arrivals of Armenian migrant families from the Middle East, especially, from Iran, Syria, and Lebanon.
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High Commissioner Hosts Japanese Ambassador Fukushima Masanori
CommissionerTopics of discussion ranged from briefing the Ambassador regarding our office’s strategic directions and programs, the situation in specific diaspora communities, efforts to secure maximum integration between Diaspora and Armenia, repatriation strategies, and encouraging Diaspora professionals to lend their expertise to Armenia’s state structures. Read More
19 May 2021