VP Rebecca Garang travels to Japan to attend Olympic Games
Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior, South Sudan’s vice-president for Youth and Gender Cluster, departed the nation this afternoon for Japan to attend the opening of the Olympic Games.
The Japanese embassy in Juba stated in a statement that Chargé d’Affaires of the Japanese embassy in Juba, Mr. Mitsuhiro Toyama greeted Juba International Airport, the vice president and her entourage.
“On Monday 19th July, H.E. Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior has left for Japan, leading the South Sudanese delegation for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020,” the Japanese embassy in Juba said in a statement seen by NCMP.
“The Chargé d’Affaires of Embassy of Japan, Mr Mitsuhiro Toyama, saw her and her delegation off at Juba International Airport this morning, wishing the best of luck for the South Sudanese delegation in Tokyo,” the embassy statement added.
Additionally, it stated that “two South Sudanese athletes who have been training in Maebashi, Japan, will compete in the Games!”