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Dec.20 - 26, 2017

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe & Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe visited Myanmar

JMA Chairman & Director visited Myanmar for December 20 - 26. In Naypyitaw, they had meetings with Union Minister for Industry, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, Permanent Secretary and officials from Ministry of Health and Sports. JMA exchanged views and opinions with them on the vocational training school, support for development of SME, job placement in Myanmar for technical intern trainees after their returning from Japan, development of human resources for nursing care and the issue on Rakhine State. In Yangon, JMA had meeting with officials of JCCM (Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Myanmar) and requested their support on the employment in Myanmar for technical intern trainees coming back from Japan. JMA Chairman & Director had meeting also with Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services. In Mandalay, JMA had meeting with Chief Minister of Mandalay Region Government, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung and exchanged opinions on support for vocational training school under Ministry of Industry and also on exhibition of region products including traditional craft products & agricultural crops to develop SME in the Region.
In Myitkyina of Kachin State, JMA had meeting with Mr. Tun Tin, Speaker of Kachin State Hluttaw and exchanged views and opinions on the development of state area.

JMA Chairman & Director attended the following ceremonies and event during the visit.
  • Donation ceremony of high technology dental chair from GC Corporation to Nay Pyi Taw Dental Specialist Hospital.
  • Donation ceremony of Manual Rolling Mill for gold leaf from Marubeni Corporation to Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • The 3rd KARATE-DO CHAMPIONSHIP, 2017 in Mandalay
  • Donation ceremony of an elementary school building from Nagata Co., Ltd. in Kachin State
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Dec.14 &16, 2017

Dinner Reception with H.E. Mr. Htin Kyaw, President

Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA attended the dinner reception for H.E. Mr. Htin Kyaw hosted by Prime Minister, Mr. Abe on December 14 and also the dinner reception for the president hosted by Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation & Special Envoy of the Government of Japan for National reconciliation in Myanmar on December 16, 2017.
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Dec.1, 2017

Dinner Reception for Mr. Win Myint, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw and his Delegation

Mr. Win Myint, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and his delegation visited Japan for November 27 – December 2 with the invitation by Mr. Oshima, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan. Mr. Win Myint was accompanied by 5 members of the Pyithu Hluttaw. On December 1, JMA hosted a welcome dinner reception for them at a hotel in Tokyo. Mr. Watanabe of JMA Chairman, Mr. Sengoku of JMA Vice Chairman, Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation & Special Envoy of the Government of Japan for National reconciliation in Myanmar, directors of JMA and members of Diet welcomed Mr. Win Myint and his delegation. During the dinner reception, they exchanged views and opinions in a wide range of matters.
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Oct.30-Nov.2, 2017

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe & Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe visited Myanmar

JMA Chairman & Director visited Myanmar for October 30 – November 2. In Naypyidaw, they had meetings with Union Minister for Industry, Union Minister for Commerce, Union Minister for Transportation and Communications, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, Union Minister for Health and Sport, and Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services. JMA exchanged views and opinions with them on support for development of SME, vocational training school and issue on Rakhine State Region. Moreover, JMA exchanged opinions on supporting way for SME also with members of NLD Economic Committee and members of an assembly of Yangon State.
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Oct. 22-29, 2017

Winner of the 18th Japanese Speech Contest in Yangon came to Japan

Ms. Khin Sabai Sint, a winner of the 18th Japanese Speech Contest held in this August in Yangon came to Japan to present her Japanese language speech for Japan Overseas Enterprises Association (JOEA) that hosted and organized the 32nd winners’ event of Japanese speech. JMA awarded a prize of round trip airplane ticket to Tokyo to her in this August. Winners from Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Cambodia also participated in this event. They stayed in Japan for about a week and had factory tour, opportunity to have cultural exchange with people of same generation in Japan and so on. The event of Japanese language speech was held by JOEA on October 26 in Tokyo. Ms. Khin Sabai Sint presented a speech on the subject of “Sincerity” and won a prize of “Chairman of JOEA” successfully in the event.
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