IN HONOR OF THE 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HONORARY MEMBER OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS KOICHIRO MATSUURA
On September 29, 2022 the eminent Japanese diplomat, the Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts Koichiro Matsuura is marking his 85th anniversary.
The Presidium and President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli have congratulated Mr. Matsuura on his 85th anniversary. The Letter of Congratulations, in particular, runs:
“You are a brilliant master of diplomacy. In all your responsible positions including the ten-year tenure as the UNESCO Director-General you have revealed yourself as a visionary politician capable of solving the most difficult tasks and achieving the set goals. Your publications sharing your precious experience of a diplomat and scientist in the field of law and philosophy are of great interest throughout the world.
The Russian Academy of Arts highly appreciates your support to the Academy’s cultural initiatives during your visits to Russia as the UNESCO Director-General.
On behalf of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts and fr om me personally I would like to congratulate you on your 85th anniversary and wish you good health, a thirst for life, may your efforts always bring results, as they know in Japan “happiness comes to the house wh ere they laugh”.
Zurab Tsereteli, President of the Russian Academy of Arts