The Japanese closing reception for the International Year of Pulses took place December 8th, 2016. The event was organised in liaison with the FAO office in Japan at the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan.

The event saw 15 country Embassies in attendance, including Ambassadors and Counselors, Pulse makers, Pulse farmers, food bloggers and food instagramers. 

They enjoyed 27 dishes and 16 dishes were made from Pulses.