KARACHI  - As many as 123 calendars depicting the Japanese culture and lifestyle have been put on display at Japanese calendar exhibition.The exhibition commenced here on Monday at Japan Information and Culture Centre of the Consulate General of Japan.It is being held in collaboration with Pakistan Japan Cultural Association Sindh and Pakistan Japan Business Forum.Beo Rana Zafar was the chief guest at the event which will be opened to public from January 22 to 25.In his inaugural address, Consul General of Japan in Karachi, Akira Ouchi, stated that Japanese calendars were good messengers to introduce the huge variety of the aspect of Japanese culture and that visitors could also enjoy sophisticated printing technology of Japan crystallised in the calendars. At the exhibition, the calendars are displayed and are categorised as art, landscape, Ikebana, kimono, architecture, beauty of four seasons etc.The exhibits portray Japan’s richness of traditional arts, advanced technology and natural beauty. Fatima Surriya Bajia and Sohail P Ahmed also expressed their views at the inaugural ceremony.Meanwhile, Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq on Monday visited the residence of MPA Manzar Imam Shaheed and offered his condolence to the bereaved family.Talking to Azhar Imam, elder brother of the slain MPA, the senior minister of Sindh said his services for the province would always be remembered.Mazhar was also accompanied by Provincial Minister for Katchi Abadis, Nadeem Ahmed Bhutto, MPA Saifuddin Khalid and Mazahir Amir. He said Manzar Imam was a committed leader who was extremely sincere towards the cause of public service without any distinction.