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Ishrat Afshan Abbasi
Nimra Maher


The cultural presentation and exchange have always influenced international relations and have positively played a role to motivate exchange programmes between countries. This research refers Japan-Pakistan relations as a case study to understand the concept of ‘cultural diplomacy’ and its practical implementation and influence on strengthening of this kind of Diplomacy. Multiple steps have been taken since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Japan to promote and flourish cultural relations. This paper aims to explore influence of ‘cultural diplomacy’ on Pakistan-Japan relations. Alongside, it ascertains the practical measures both the countries taking to consolidate their relations through cultural diplomacy.

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