FCCJ Diet Tour and Luncheon with Marutei Tsurunen 2013
Images from the event
Improvised reception desk in the lobby of the Diet Members' Building
Participants gather in the meeting room for lunch and presentation by Marutei Tsurunen
Marko Saarelanen, FCCJ President, whishes the participants welcome.
The event was attended by 36 members and guests.
Marko Saarelanen introduces Mr. Tsurunen
Mr. Tsurunen starts his presentation
JP Takala enjoying his 0'bento while Trurunen makes his presentation and Marko Saarelainen takes notes.
Shunsuke Yoshizawa makes the first questions, the first about Mr. Tsurunen's attire,. second about food safety issues.
Mr. Tsurunen explains that his attire is not a normal Diet dress but something he took up 8 years ago.
Veli Solehmainen asks about achievements on the food safety issues
Alex Luta asks about the progress of the revisions in the election laws.
Antti Sonninen asks about Mr. Tsurunen's supporter base.
Barbara Vaataja asks about womens' role in the Japanese society.
Brian Landberg asks about removing restrictions on wind and solar power generation in national parks.
Kimio Hashida asks about the small parties' role in Japanese politics..
Marko Saarelainen makes the final question and concludes the Q&A session.
Marko Saarelainen thanking Marutei Tsurunen.
Alex Luta discussing with Mr. Tsurunen.
Antti Sonninen of Rovio Japan presents Mr. Tsurunen with an Agry Birds character.
Marutei Tsurunen and Jukka Tuomisto.
The Officail Picture; Marko Saarelainen and Marutei Tsurunen
Preparing to start the Diet Tour.
Crossing the street from the Members' Office Building to the Parliament.
Marko Saarelainen commanding the group for security check.
The Diet guest entrance lobby
Studying models of the parliament building
Diet 'members' Taro and Hanako, a.k.a. Atsushi Odaira (left) and Masaoki Fujita.
Marko Saarelainen and Mitsutoshi Kera.
Ulla Kinnunen and Ai Takase of the Finnish Institute.
The tour guide taking command of the group.
Starting the tour.
No photgraphy after this point!
The Assembly Hall of the Upper House.
The group in front of the Diet building
The Diet building
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