JMA promotion / co-promotion Events


■ 2017 ■
Feb. 14

Welcome Reception for Dr. Than Myint, Union Minister for Commerce

Dr. Than Myint of Union Minister visited Japan from February 13 to 18 and had meetings with Japanese government officials and visited facilities relevant to infrastructure development in Japan. Dr. Than Myint is one of very important union ministers in current NLD government and by taking this opportunity, JMA hosted a welcome reception for Dr. Than Myint. As it was the first time for the union minister to visit Japan officially, many officials from Japanese government, organizations and member companies of JMA attended the welcome reception to deepen friendship between Myanmar and Japan. Delegation members from UMFCCI accompanied the union minister and they also join in this great welcome event in Tokyo.
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Feb. 9

Dinner Reception with Mr. Khin Maung Cho, Union Minister for Industry

Mr. Khin Maung Cho of Union Minister visited Japan from February 8 to 11 to inspect activities of SME and automobile manufacturer in Japan. During his stay in Japan, he had meetings with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and also officials in the ministry to exchange views and opinions on policy for development of SME. On this occasion, JMA hosted and held a dinner reception for the minister on February 9 in Tokyo. JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe, JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku and directors of JMA exchanged opinions frankly and deepened a friendship with the minister.
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Jan.30

Ceremony for the 69th Independence Day of Myanmar

The ceremony for the 69th Independence Day of Myanmar was held by the Embassy of Myanmar (EOM) on January 30. So many guests attended the ceremony at Ayeyarwady Hall of EOM. JMA Chairman, Mr. Watanabe proposed a toast for the ceremony and mentioned that the next year would be a memorial 70th Independence Day for Myanmar.
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■ 2016 ■
Dec. 16

The 3rd Study Meeting on Human Resource Development for Medical Devices in Myanmar

The 3rd study meeting on human resource development for medical devices in Myanmar was held and a number of people such as relevant ministries and agencies, universities, related technical association societies attended. On that day, Ms. Junko Sato, Office Director, Office of International Cooperation, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) gave a lecture on PMDA's activities in Asia, then FUJIFILM Corporation and Sysmex Corporation as medical device manufacturers. In addition, there was a report from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on the public and private delegation dispatched to Myanmar in FY2016. After that, we discussed future strategic approach to human resource development for Myanmar.
Dec. 5

The 1st Information Exchange Meeting on Technical Intern Trainees Development

The 1st ”Information Exchange Meeting" on technical intern trainees development was hosted by JMA in Tokyo and 39 agencies of supervising organization that receive the trainees from Myanmar attended this event from all over the country.
Mr. Sengoku, Vice Chairman of MJA made an opening remarks and keynote speech to the attendees. Then explanations on the new technical internship program enacted in late November were given by Mr. Yamada, Director, Department of Capacity Development, Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare and then on Immigration Control Law by Mr. Maruyama, Director of Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Justice respectively. In addition, JMA reported its performance on prior inspection entrusted since January 2016 from the Ministry of Labor, Immigration Control and Population of Myanmar and the Embassy of Myanmar in Japan, and thereafter requests, comments and information exchange etc. from agencies of supervising organization to JMA were carried out in the meeting.

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Nov. 14-18

Economic Delegation was dispatched to Myanmar by JMA

From November 14 to 16, the economic delegation headed by Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA visited Myanmar. The delegation met major ministers and organizations such as Dr. Than Myint of Union Minister for Commerce, Mr. Khin Msung Cho of Union Minister for Industry, Dr. Myint Htwe of Union Minister for Health and Sports, members of NLD Economic Committee, members of UMFCCI (Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and exchanged valuable opinions with them in Myanmar. About 60 business persons including from corporations invested to Thilawa SEZ development participated in the delegation. In addition, by taking this opportunity, JMA executives met Mr. Thein Swe of Union Minister for Labor, Immigration and Population, Mr, Win Myint of Speaker of the House of Representative and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw from 17 to 18 of November.
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Nov. 7

Welcome Reception for Mr. Kyaw Win, Union Minister for Planning and Finance

Mr. Kyaw Win of Union Minister for Planning and Finance who accompanied H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar and he visited Japan from November 1 to 9. He is one of key union ministers of Myanmar. The welcome reception for him was hosted by JMA and held at the Hotel New Otani Tokyo on November 7. More than 200 persons including 8 persons from the Ministry, about 40 persons from UMFCCI, Japanese government officials and member companies of JMA attended this event and the venue was almost overflowing. In the opening remarks, Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA put his heart into public and private support for the development of Myanmar. Union Minister, Mr. Kyaw Win expressed his gratitude for the Japan's support for Myanmar's economic development and highlighted the current very close relationship between Myanmar and Japan.
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Nov. 2

Dinner Reception with H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor

The dinner reception for H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi hosted by Prime Minister Abe was held on November 2, Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA attended the dinner and met H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi who was paying an official visit to Japan during November 1-5.
Oct. 21

Welcome Reception for Mr. Thant Sin Maung, Union Minister for Transport and Communications

The welcome reception for Mr. Thant Sin Maung of Union Minister and his seven members from the ministry was hosted by JMA at the Hotel New Otani on October 21. The minister visited Japan from October 17 to 21 and had meetings with Japanese Government Officials and private companies. About 100 people attended the reception and it was a great welcome event. At the reception, Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA expressed his passion for development of Myanmar and the minister replied that "In Myanmar, it is difficult for us to find some fields without Japanese support and we, Myanmar appreciates it so much.” In this reception, Lami Corporation Inc., a member of JMA and has been promoting manufacturing business in Myanmar, donated laminating machines to the minister, which would be very useful and efficient for works in the post office of Myanmar.
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Oct. 9-15

Outstanding Students came to Japan from Myanmar

Myanmar Japan Association (MJA) organizes to send students to Japan every year, who achieves outstanding performance at school. This year, a total of 16 students including 6 students from Japanese Language course of Yangon Foreign Languages University and 10 students from high schools in Myanmar visited Japan. The outstanding teenagers, they stayed in Japan during October 9-15 by cooperation and support of Miyagi MeiSen Academy. During their stay in Japan, JMA organized an interview with Mr. Oshima, a speaker of the House of Representatives, the National Diet visiting and also a welcome dinner for the students
Oct. 4-6

The 2nd study tour and briefing on TVET survey

The 2nd study tour and a briefing session to concerned organizations and persons from private companies in Japan were carried out for 3 days from October 4 on Myanmar Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The survey was entrusted to JMA from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Persons in charge from Myanmar Ministry of Education(MOE), Ministry of Industry(MOI), Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population(MOLIP) and Myanmar Engineering Society(MES) participated in the study tour and they visited Polytechnic University (Human Resources Development University) in Kodaira, Tokyo and also Amada, a private company in Isehara, Kanagawa prefecture to develop comprehensive Knowledge on TVET. At the briefing session where domestic companies and organizations participated, a draft of the final survey report was explained and in the speech, Mr. Sengoku, Vice Chairman of JMA pointed out the importance of TVET and emphasized the necessity of Japan's support to Myanmar. A welcome dinner reception was hosted by JMA on October 4 in attendance of Mr. Thurain Thant Zin, Ambassador of Myanmar.
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Sep. 26

The 2nd Meeting on Myanmar Medical Equipment Human Resource Development Study

In Myanmar, in addition to shortages of human resources of physicians and nurses, a shortage of human resources such as engineers who can utilize medical equipment etc. is also one of issues from a view of supporting medical system. JMA is conducting study sessions with relevant ministries, agencies and organizations etc. in order to examine how to support the training of medical human resources in Myanmar who have knowledge and experience of medical equipment etc. The 2nd study meeting was held on September 26. In the meeting, Dr. Misawa from Japanese Association of Medical Technologists gave a lecture on the direction of support based on experiences of clinical laboratory technique activities in developing countries and Dr. Kokubo from Kitasato University gave a lecture on technical support activities for hemodialysis therapy in Myanmar. After the lectures, active opinions were exchanged among the attendees. JMA will continue the study meeting also from now on to consider effective and efficient way of support for Myanmar.
Sep. 20

Meeting with Lt-Gen Sein Win, Union Minister for Defense in Tokyo

Lt-Gen Sein Win, Union Minister for Defense visited Japan to attend the 8th Japan-ASEAN Defense Vice-Ministerial Forum in Sendai for September 20-21 and to make keynote speech at the forum. On this occasion, JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe, JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku and JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe had the meeting with the minister and exchange opinions about defense cooperation, interchange program of official class that the Nippon Foundation is supporting and students sent abroad by the national army.
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Sep. 18

Lunch reception with international students from Myanmar in this year

JMA has been supporting Myanmar international students to International University of Japan (IUJ) with the cooperation of JICA and the Nippon Foundation. This year, 15 students came to Japan as the 4th generation students. Prior to starting studies at IUJ from the end of September, a lunch reception was held on September 18 with JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe and JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku in attendance of Myanmar Ambassador. Mr. Thurain Thant Zin.
This year, for further enhancement of this program, JMA provided a doctoral course newly and 2 re-enrolled students were included in the program. Mr. Watanabe encouraged the students by a word that "I would like you to learn a lot in Japan, to absorb various knowledge, to gain your experience and make effort for the development of your home country."

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Sep. 15

Dinner Reception with Dr. Myint Htwe, Union Minister for Health and Sports

Dr. Myint Htwe visited Japan to attend the G7 Health Minister’s Meeting to be held in Kansai region, on this occasion, JMA hosted and held a dinner reception for the minister on September 15 in Tokyo.
JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe, JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku, Myanmar Ambassador Mr. Thurain Thant Zin, persons from the Nippon Foundation, related Japanese ministries, six national universities, Seisa Group and others attended the reception. The minister expressed his gratitude for the past supports from Japan in the field of medical assistance. JMA offered the minister further cooperation not only in health and sports but also support for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo by close co-working with the ministry.

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Sep. 10-14

JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe and Secretary General Mr. Komatsu visited Myanmar

JMA visited Myanmar to request cooperation from Ministry of Industry for this year's business matching program held in Myanmar. It was agreed upon with the ministry that the same cooperation as well as the last year would be extended to JMA in this fiscal year. JMA discussed also the issues on technical intern trainees at the Ministry of Labor and the projects on vocational training at the Ministry of Education. Moreover, JMA attended a reporting session on vocational training project in Myanmar on September 13.
Sep. 13

Interim report meeting on TVET survey at MES in Yangon

An interim reporting session on TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) survey was held on September 13 at MES (Myanmar Engineering Society) in Yangon.
The purpose of this session was to explain the content of interim survey report in this August in Japan and to hear opinions from Myanmar side. About 120 persons including officials from both countries, representatives from related organizations, top management from member companies of MES etc. attended the session.
Following the speech by Mr. Maruyama, Minister of Japanese Embassy and also Dr. Sai Kyaw Naing Oo, Deputy Director General, Department of Technical and Vocational Education, Ministry of Education, the session of interim report explanation started. In the Q & A, the attendees stated their opinions of requesting urgent actions to enhance vocational training. The final survey report will be released in October.
Sep. 6

Welcome Reception for Mr. Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region Government

Mr. Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region Government visited Japan to attend the international real estate fair "MIPIM JAPAN - ASIA PACIFIC 2016" on September 8-9 in Osaka. On this occasion, JMA hosted a welcome reception for the chief minister on September 6 and JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe, JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku, JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe of JMA and related Japanese government ministries attended the reception. JMA and the Chief Minister exchanged views on development of Yangon Region for the future.
Aug. 28

The 17th Japanese Language Speech Contest was held in Yangon

The 17th Japanese Language Speech Contest was hosted and organized by the Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA) and the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar. It was held on August 28 in Yangon and JMA participated as co-sponsor. 15 persons who passed the primary examination among 53 applicants, performed Japanese language speech on the day. They performed the speech on culture such as Japanese pop and RAKUGO, such as hot feelings about their own Japanese learning and their own place of birth. 15 persons each made a different speech and the venue in Yangon was so exciting.
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Aug. 4-11

Study Tour to Japan for Basic Survey on TVET

As a part of basic survey on Myanmar's Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) that was entrusted to JMA from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), government officials of Myanmar visited Japan and the study tour in Japan was carried out for 8 days from August 4. Total 10 persons, 3 persons each from Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor and 1 person from Myanmar Engineering Society(MES) participated in the tour. During their stay in Japan, they made inspections at Rokugo Technical High School Tokyo, Kanto Polytechnic Center and Chiba Polytechnic College etc.
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Jul. 27

Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA had a meeting with Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

Dr. Tun Win, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Mr. Naing Kyi Win, Director for Department of Agriculture Research and other Myanmar officials visited Japan in July by the invitation of Japanese government and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). On this occasion, Chairman Mr. Watanabe hosted a dinner reception for them in Tokyo. The purpose of the Deputy Minister's visiting to Japan is to make inspections on organization and mechanism of National federation of Agricultural Cooperative Association (JA) and widely observe Japanese agricultural policies. In the meeting, Mr. Watanabe introduced "One Village One Product Movement" in Oita prefecture and a wide range of opinion was exchanged on various issues concerning animals and plants quarantine. Mr. Watanabe expressed “Agriculture is the most important industry for Myanmar and JMA is going to support Myanmar as much as possible by close contacting the Ministry for Agriculture”.
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Jun. 21

10 Students from Myanmar graduated from International University of Japan

JMA has been supporting Myanmar students to study at International University of Japan (IUJ) with the cooperation of JICA and the Nippon Foundation since 3 years ago. This year, 10 students from Myanmar graduated successfully from IUJ. On this occasion, a congratulatory dinner reception was hosted by Mr. Watanabe, Chairman of JMA in attendance of Mr. Thurain Thant Zin of Myanmar Ambassador. Mr. Watanabe gave well-wishing words to the students that "I want you to become a pillar of Myanmar country and support the country." A representative of students expressed their appreciation for providing valuable experience and that "By learnt knowledge and valuable experience in Japan, we would like to make our best efforts to develop my home country". The abroad study for 2 years at IUJ will be fully utilized in Myanmar by the students and they will contribute to the development of country in the future.
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Jun. 20

Roundtable meeting between Ambassador of Myanmar and JMA member companies

The roundtable meeting with Mr. Thurain Thant Zin, Ambassador of Myanmar was held at Myanmar Embassy on June 20 by coordination and initiative of JMA according to ambassador’s intention and request. About 60 persons from 34 JMA member companies attended the meeting. In the meeting, the ambassador asked the member companies for facing problems, issues to be improved, concerned matters etc... when they are doing business in Myanmar and/or planning to get into Myanmar market in the future. For 2 hours meeting, the ambassador explained and answered on the issues and questions seriously by himself and then exchanged opinions and views with attendees.
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Jun. 10

Launched the 1st Study Meeting on Human Resource Development for Medical Devices in Myanmar

In addition to shortages of human resources of physicians and nurses in Myanmar, a shortage of human resources such as engineers who can utilize medical equipment is an issue from a view of supporting medical system. JMA has decided to aggressively support the training of Myanmar medical human resources who have knowledge and experience of medical equipment in addition to JMA’s support for launching a project by 6 national universities’ medical faculty department to enhance medical education in Myanmar. In order to examine strategic ways for development of human resources in Myanmar, a study group was organized by related ministries, agencies and organizations etc. and then the 1st study meeting was held on June 10. Professor Kimata of Okayama University and Vice Chairman Dr. Matsumoto of the Japan Federation of Medical Devices Association (JFMDA) gave lectures to attendees and the opinions were exchanged aggressively in the meeting. JMA is going to continue the study meeting and to consider an effective and efficient way of support also from now on.
May 27 - Jun. 2

JMA Chairman Mr. Watanabe and JMA Vice Chairman Mr. Sengoku visited Myanmar

JMA visited Myanmar for the first time after Myanmar new government started in this April and had meaningful meetings with ministers of new government, Senior General, Chief Minister of Yangon Region, NLD Economic Committee, USDP, UMFCCI and Japanese companies in Myanmar. JMA paid courtesy visit to them, discussed issues and exchanged opinions with them. Main meetings are as follows.

Mr. Myint Swe, Vice President
Mr. Thein Swe, Union Minister for Labor, Immigration and Population
Mr. Khin Maung Cho, Union Minister for Industry
Mr. Htun Htun Oo, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Mr. Thant Sin Maung, Union Minister for Transport and Communications
Mr. Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister for Transport and Communications
Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education
Mr. Pe Zin Tun, Union Minister for Electricity and Energy,
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander in Chief of Defense Service
Mr. Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region
Mr. Myo Myint, Member of NLD Economic Committee
Mr. Soe Win, Member of NLD Economic Committee
Mr. Thein Sein, Head of USDP
Mr. Win Aung, President of UMFCCI
Executives of JCCM (Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Myanmar)

In addition, JMA had a meeting with Japanese mass media in Myanmar on this occasion.
May - June

Visited Technical Training Schools by BAJ (Bridge • Asia • Japan)

Myanmar Economy and Management Institute (MEMI), a organization of Japan Myanmar Association (JMA) and Padeco Co., Ltd etc. were entrusted by JICA to carry out field survey on vocational training education in Myanmar. In the 2nd survey from the end of May, a survey team visited related ministries and agencies in the capital of Naypyidaw and also visited several vocational training schools and related institutions. JMA introduces photo of a technical training schools located in Hpa-an District of Kayin State operated by NGO "Bridge • Asia • Japan" (BAJ). Click here for Photo
May 10

Relocation Notice

JMA had organizational restructuring effective on May 10 and a head office function was relocated to Hirakawa-Cho office and Technical Intern Trainees Section remained unchanged in Nihonbashi office. JMA has 2 offices and the details are shown in ACCESS of this HP.
Mar. 30-Apr. 9

Information Gathering/Survey for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Executed the 1st Myanmar Survey, following contract with consigned by JICA for TVET.
Mar. 14-23

Director Yusuke Watanabe, Business trip to Myanmar

Visited together with JMA member companies for Myanmar Medical & Pharmaceutical conditions as well as the Myanmar Health Insurance, Hospitals.
Also made a visit for Pharmaceutical factory governed by Myanmar Ministry of Industry. Further business mission for Yangon City with the members of Sanjo Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Niigata Pref.
Mar. 1-5

Vice Chairman Sengoku, Business trip to Myanmar

Attended the inauguration ceremony as JMA, organized by Myanmar Ministry of Electricity on the Project for Rehabilitation of Baluchaung No. 2 Hydropower Plant executed on the 4th March, 2016.
Feb. 19-29

Visit /Survey for the Industrial Park governed by Myanmar Ministry of Industry

Executed Visit /Survey for various areas of Industrial Parks in Myanmar, governed by Ministry of Industry as a part of Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) Launching Support Project, which is subsidized by Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI),
Feb. 14-25

Attended 4 Burmese of FDA to Japan PMDA

Through JMA’s work, 4 Burmese Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of Myanmar Ministry of Health attended the training seminar organized by Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Agency (PMDA) in Japan and had learned pharmaceuticals and medical device systems.
Jan. 28

Welcome Reception for Myanmar NLD Economic Committee Mission Members

15 NLD Mission members stayed in Japan during Jan. 24 - 30 invited by Nippon Foundation. They made an active discussion in many sectors, i.e. courtesy visit to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance, visit to the relevant authorities and private companies, etc. On Jan. 28, executed Welcome Reception for NLD Mission Members at Imperial Hotel, co-hosted by Nippon Foundation and JMA.
Jan. 5-9

Chairman Watanabe and Vice Chairman Sengoku, Business trip to Myanmar

This is JMA Chairman, Mr. Watanabe’s first visit to Myanmar after the general election in November, 2015 in Myanmar.
  
■ 2015 ■
Dec. 16

Join preparatory meeting of industry-academia-government cooperation of Myanmar human resource development to set up the system for study abroad coordinator.(Okayama University is in charge of Myanmar)

Dec. 12

JMA Support Japan Pwe Taw 2015 in Yangon

Dec. 11

Meeting with Okayama University, PMDA, JICA and Cabinet Office for Myanmar FDA fulfilment

Dec. 2

Welcome dinner with U Nyan Win, a member of NLD central executive committee stayed in 5 days during November 27 till December 3 invited by Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Dec. 1-6

Myanmar Overseas Employees Agencies Federation (MOEAF) Chairman U Min Lai and the delegations came to Japan to visit several government offices and companies in Kyushu area.

Nov. 30

JMA Extraordinary General Meeting and Welcome Reception for Myanmar new Ambassador to Japan

Nov. 24

Visit Fukushima together with Myanmar Ambassador U Thrain Than Zin

Nov. 16

Meeting and dine with Minister and his delegations of Myanmar Ministry of Industry

Nov. 5

Meeting with Chairman U Win Aung of UMFCCI

Nov. 29 - Oct. 2

JMA Deputy Chairman Sengoku business trip to Myanmar attending the diffusion of Japan commercial bookkeeping seminar, meeting with several government authorities, inspection of training school, etc.

Oct 31

Commercial Bookkeeping Public Awareness Seminar in Yangon

Oct 5.

JMA takes care of MJA (Myanmar Japan Association) planned 20 high school students of distinguished study result to visit Japan.

Oct. 26-31

The Burmese winner of Japanese Speech Contest visited Japan

Oct. 17-29

Invitation for Executives of Myanmar Ministry of Health to PMDA Training Seminar

Sept 17-26

JMA Chairman Watanabe, Deputy Chairman Sengoku, Director Shirahama business trip to Myanmar.

Sept 23

Thilawa SEZ completion ceremony. JMA Chairman Watanabe inaugurated a Chairman of Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Limited (MJTD)

Sept 22

SME Business Matching co-organized by Ministry of Industry and JMA

Sept 21-22

JMA Deputy Chairman Sengoku business trip to Myanmar.

Sept 15

Welcome dinner with Myanmar new ambassador U Thrain Than Zin to Japan.

Sept 5-13

Myanmar high school students with distinguished study result Mission visited to Japan

Aug 27-31

JMA Chairman Watanabe business trip to Maynmar.

Aug 20

Welcome dinner on personnel exchange between Japan and Myanmar general officers and Commander of Myanmar National Army visited Japan.

Aug 2

Japanese Speech Contest in Yangon supported by JMA

July 21

Thilawa SEZ Investment Mission co-organized by JETRO and JMA

July

MA start the prior-checking business for technical interns application

July 4

Welcome Reception for President U Thein Sein co-organized by JMA and Japan Foundation

June 28

Presentation ceremony of Burmese translation book of “Democracy”

June 23

Graduation of the first foreign exchange student from Myanmar at International University of Japan in Niigata

June 23

First meeting with MOEAF member companies and JMA in Yangon

June 21-17

JMA Deputy Chairman Sengoku business trip to Myanmar

June 14-18

JMA Chairman Watanabe business trip to Myanmar

June 15

Workshop for Education of human resources of commercial bookkeeping in Myanmar

May 13-17

Welcome dinner for Minister of Labor/Employment/Social Welfare and Chairman Min Lai of MOEAF.

Apr. 14-17

Welcome dinner for Minister of Office of President, politics and National race in charge.

Apr. 7

Welcome exclusive dinner for President and Vice President of Myanmar Central Bank.

Apr. 1-3

Director Sengoku visited Myanmar Nay Pyi Daw and Yangon

Mar.8-13

Welcome dinner for Myanmar Minister of Industry who came to Japan for the guest of Asean Business Matching invited by SMERI.

Feb.16-20

Welcome dinner for Myanmar Minister of Energy

Jan.27-Feb. 9

JMA Chairman Watanabe and Director Sengoku visited Myanmar for meeting with VIPs of public (13 ministries) and private sectors. Also inspected Balu Chaung HPP together with JICA Chairman Tanaka.

Jan. 20

The 6th Myanmar Task Force public and private sectors get together.

Jan.9

Attendant Chairman Watanabe for the 67th Myanmar Independent Ceremony Organized by Myanmar Embassy in Japan.

  
■ 2014 ■
Jan. 6-9

Director Sengoku visited Myanmar

Jan. 10

JMA Chairman Watanabe attended the 66th Myanmar Independence Day as guest

Jan. 23

Acceptance to support Myanmar technical high school students studying in Japan

Jan. 30

Given the 3rd JMA organized seminar, speaker 1)Minister of Foreign Affairs 2) METI 3)JBIC

Feb. 19-23

JMA Chairman Watanabe and Director Sengoku visited Myanmar, interviewed with USDP Vice Governor, Minister of Executive Office of the President, Minister of State Planning and Economy Development, Speaker of the House of Commons, Minister of Labor, Minister of Social Insurance, Minister of Communications, Chairman of the Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mar.18-19

Co-promotion for “Myanmar Thilawa SEZ investment Mission” promoted by JETRO

Mar. 28

JMA fiscal year end General Meeting and Directors informal gathering

Apr. 18

Exclusive Seminar for JMA members re. Myanmar Financial System and Panel discussions

  
■ 2013 ■
Jan. 2-7

JMA Chairman Watanabe and Deputy Prime Minister/JMA Supreme Advisor Aso visited Myanmar (meeting with Myanmar President, upper/lower house Presidents)

Feb. 8

Welcome dinner for Koh Koh Laing, political advisor to President and vice minister Shet Aung and the party

Feb. 20

Welcome dinner for Kan Zaw, Minister of State Planning and Economy Development, and the party

Feb. 18-27

JMA Chairman Watanabe visited Myanmar (meeting with President and other high-ranking officials)

Mar. 4-8

Invitation for Myanmar Minister of Science and Technology

Mar. 19-21

Invitation for President and the party of Union Myanmar Economic Holding Ltd.

Mar. 22-25

Dispatched SME mission to Myanmar jointly with Small and Medium Enterprise Agency

May 7-15

JMA Chairman Watanabe made a business trip to Myanmar

May 20-23

Minister of Communications, Post and Telegraphs, visited Japan

May 21-23

Ming Aung Hlaing, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, visited Japan

June 9-19

JMA Chairman Watanabe, Director Sengoku and JBIC director, Maeda, etc. visited Myanmar

June 17-21

Zayar Aung, Minister of Rail Transportation, and Tin Naing Thein, Office of the President, visited Japan

June 25

Annual General Meeting of Members (3rd period) was held

June 30

The 14th Japanese Speech Contest at Yangon Park Royal Hotel

July 16

Notice re. Japan-Myanmar Industrial Exchange (JAMINDEX) for SME will be held in November 8-11 at UMFCCI

Aug. 5-7

Dispatched Myanmar Business Cultivate Mission to Myanmar

Sept. 6

Reception of newly established celebration Myanmar Japan Association (MJA)

Sept. 9-13

JMA Chairman Watanabe and Director Sengoku visited Myanmar, interviewed with Governor of The Myanmar Central Bank, USDP Vice Governor, Minister of Transport, Minister of Railway, Minster of Emigration & Population, Military Commander, Minister of Co-op, Attorney General, Vice Minister of Social Insurance

Oct. 1

Welcome ceremony for MJA members visited Japan

Oct. 2-5

JMA Chairman Watanabe attended MOU signing ceremony

. the educational support between Japanese 6 national universities and Yangon/Mandalay institute of technology>
Oct. 8-12

Dr. Pe Thet Khin, Minister of Social Insurance of Myanmar visited Japan by JMA invitation

Oct. 29

Establishment Ceremony in Japan for Thilawa SEZ Development/Japan-Myanmar Partnership Business Entity

Nov. 1

Welcome dinner for Minister of Cooperative Society of Myanmar in Japan

Nov. 3-7

JMA Chairman Watanabe and Director Sengoku visited Myanmar, interviewed with Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Executive Office of the President, Minister of State Planning and Economy Development, Commander General, Speaker of the House of Commons.

Nov. 20

Donation ambulance car to Myanmar jointly with Foundation for Global Children, Seisa Group, an educational institution and JMA

Nov. 24

Japan Culture Show at Park Royal Hotel Yangon, jointly with MAJA, Japanese Embassy and JMA

Nov. 28

Welcome Reception for Tra. Shuwe Mang, Speaker of the House Commons

Nov. 30

Director Sengoku attended by Chairman Watanabe’s proxy for SEZ commencement ceremony

Dec. 14

Informal gathering Myanmar Students studying in Japan promoted by JMA

Dec. 13-17

Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein visited Japan

  
■ 2012 ■
Mar.16

JMA establishment memorial party (invite Myanmar Chamber of Commerce, Chairman Win Aung,)

April.23

Welcome reception for President Thein Sein and the party

May 9

Welcome party for Myanmar National Representative Party, chairman Khin Aung Myint and the party visited Japan

May 14

Myanmar Forum, JMA promoted

May 15-20

JMA Chairman Watanabe visited Myanmar to have meeting with President and other government top officials

June 14,15

Welcome reception for USDP Secretary-General Htay Oo (JMA invited)

Aug. 9

Established “Myanmar taskforce cooperated with the government and the private sectors” (JMA was appointed as the member)

Sept. 19

JMA promoted, the government and the private sectors collaboration Forum “Target for Infrastructure Market in Myanmar”

Oct. 4

JMA promoted, Myanmar Forum (Lectured by both Japan & Myanmar high-ranking officials)

Oct. 15-17

Dispatched mission re. ANA Tokyo-Yangon direct flight in-service anniversary

Oct. 17-23

Dispatched mission re. research for Myanmar investment condition (JMA promoted)

Nov. 1

Welcome reception for Prime Minister Ming Shwe, Yangon precinct

Nov. 3-18

Japan- Myanmar Photograph Exhibition (held at Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon)

Nov. 18

Welcome reception for Nyan Tun Aung, Myanmar Minister of Transport and the party, visited Japan

Nov. 29

Welcome reception for Tun Tun Oo, Myanmar Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the party, visited Japan

Dec. 10-13

JMA Chairman Watanabe visited Myanmar to have meeting with President and other high-ranking officials

Dec. 28

Extraordinary JMA general meeting held at Constitutional Memorial Center (lectured by Deputy-General Sasaki)

  

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