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Sep. 3-8, 2018

Officials of NLD Central Youth Working Committee visited Japan

JMA received 5 officials of NLD (National League for Democracy) by the NLD’s request. During their stay in Japan, they visited Japanese ministries, agencies, governmental organization and local government. Moreover, they had a meeting with members of National Diet and an opportunity to exchanged views and opinions with the members.
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Aug. 26, 2018

19th Japanese Speech Contest in Yangon supported by JMA

The 19th Japanese Speech Contest was hosted and organized by the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar and the Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA). It was held on August 26 in Yangon and JMA supported the event. 15 persons who had passed the first screening of Japanese Speech Contest out of 100 applicants, performed the final presentation of Japanese language speech on their own topics. They were on various fields such as the first acquaintance and interaction with a Japanese who would support life and education, learning from Japanese cartoon, humorous failure stories in Japanese companies, suggestion on serious social issues and so on. Ms. Nway Oo Khine, the 3rd grade of Yangon University of Foreign Language, Japanese Department won the first prize through competition of very high level performance. Her subject was “Children who gave me a dream” and she showed her will to improve a situation that would not allow children to have education because of their poverty. Her speech moved all audience in the venue. She will participate in ASEAN Speech Contest in coming October in Tokyo. JMA awarded a prize of round trip airplane ticket to Tokyo to the winner, Ms. Nway Oo Khine.
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Aug, 20, 2018

Welcome Reception for Myanmar Military Officials

10 Myanmar military officials visited Japan to participate in the “5th Japan-Myanmar Military Officials Exchange Program” that has been promoted and supported by the Nippon Foundation. A welcome reception was held in Tokyo for the Myanmar military officials led by Lt-Gen Win Bo Shein. Japanese Officials from Ministry of Defense and Japan Self-Defense Force also attended to the reception. JMA Chairman, Mr. Watanabe proposed a toast in the reception and made a speech for the officials.
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July.12-17, 2018

JMA Chairman & Director visited Myanmar

In Naypyitaw, JMA Chairman & Director paid a courtesy call on Mr. Soe Win who inaugurated as Union Minister for Planning and Finance in early this June. Then they had a meeting with Mr. Yhaung Tun who inaugurated as Chairman of Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) in this June in addition to his post of Union Minister for Office of the Union Government. They also had meetings with Union Minister for Office of the State Counsellor, Union Minister for Industry, Union Minister for Border Affairs, Union Minister for Labor, Immigration and Population and so on. They exchanged opinions and shared views on the latest investment situation to Myanmar, the exhibitions of products by local MSMEs from now on, the vocational training school in Myanmar, trainees to Japan for agricultural field to improve productivity, matters of technical intern trainees to Japan and so on. In Yangon, they had meeting with NLD officials on study tour of NLD youth to Japan.
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Jun. 28, 2018

The 7th Annual Meeting of Directors & General Meeting of Members

JMA held the Annual meeting of Directors and then General Meeting of Members in a conference room of Constitution Memorial Center on June 28. About 130 persons attended the Annual General meeting as directors and members of JMA. The statement of accounts for FY2017, budget & activities plan & policy for FY2018, appointment of new directors and also inspector, all of agendas were approved and accepted in the meeting. After the meeting, Mr. M. Kanamaru, the first chief advisor of Myanmar-Japan Center for Human Resources Development gave a valuable lecture on Japanese support for human resources development in Myanmar.
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