Dr. Fukahori Yasukata is currently the Consul-General of Japan in Mumbai. As a diplomat of Japan, he spent over 25 years in foreign countries including Australia, Myanmar, United Kingdom, Thailand, U.S.A. (twice in Washington DC and Atlanta), Vietnam and India (twice in New Delhi and Mumbai). He holds Ph.D. in environmental economics. He is an award winner of Rakumugi Publishing Contest in Japan in 2023 with his book Japan: The Most Religiously Mature Nation.