Introduction of Pakistan Made Special Purpose Dental Masks to the Japanese Market

(Tokyo: August 17, 2021) An event was organized today at the Embassy to mark the introduction of a new product – special-purpose dental masks – from Pakistan to the Japanese market. The product, which has already been patented both in Japan and Pakistan is designed to ensure a higher level of safety and hygiene. The product was developed by well known Japanese doctor Yamahata Tomoya as well as Keiko Yamahata in response to the changing needs of the industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. There are also plans to introduce these masks to the global market.

The Ambassador in his welcome remarks, while appreciating both the parties for the successful conclusion of their bilateral agreement, offered the Embassy’s support to Kanagawa Dental Association and Japan Pakistan Economic and Cultural Association (JPECA) in their collaboration with the Lahore Dental Association, and called upon the parties to further enhance and diversify their partnership. According to the Ambassador, the addition of this new product will further augment and diversify trade relations between the two countries. The Ambassador also elaborated upon Pakistan’s potential to export an even greater array of products to the Japanese market, like processed agri-products, fisheries, textiles, varieties of surgical instruments and IT services, among others.

Kanagawa Dental Association's Chairman, Katsuyuki Matsui; Vice Presidents: Yoshio Moriya, Miyuki Ogasawara and Masahiko Suzuki; Director Hiroaki Tsuruoka and Takayuki Hanaki expressed a strong desire to work closely with the Japan Pakistan Economic & Cultural Association (JPECA) in identifying additional items of export from Pakistan to Japan.