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Oct. 29, 2018

Speech by MTSH Chairman, Mr. Win Aung and Welcome Reception

JMA invited Mr. Win Aung, Chairman of MTSH (Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings Public Limited) who has been making a substantial contribution to success of Thilawa SEZ and hosted his lecture and welcome dinner reception in Tokyo. Nearly 100 persons of JMA directors, JMA members and concerned persons to Myanmar participated in the event. At the lecture, Mr. Win Aung gave a speech about a great support from Japanese Government, leadership of Mr. H. Watanabe of JMA Chairman for promotion of Thilawa SEZ and also effort of everyone for Thilawa SEZ.
Moreover, Mr. Christopher Aung, Vice President of MJTD(Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Ltd.)gave a lecture about the latest trend of Myanmar economy and investment environment of Myanmar.
Japanese cabinet ministers who supported the starting of Thilawa SEZ, Diet member and directors of MTSH also participated in the welcome reception to strengthen the great friendship between Myanmar and Japan.

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Oct. 14-21, 2018

Winner of the 19th Japanese Speech Contest in Yangon came to Japan

Ms. Nway Oo Khine, a winner of the 19th Japanese Speech Contest in this August in Yangon came to Japan to make her Japanese language speech in the 33nd Japanese Speech Presentation Event on October 18 organized by JOEA (Japan Overseas Enterprises Association), co-organized by ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE and supported by The Japan Foundation. JMA awarded a prize of round trip airplane ticket for her to come to this Tokyo event. Winners from ASEAN 10 countries also participated in this event. Ms. Nway Oo Khine made Japanese speech on “My Dream Given by Children” and she won the special award of Secretary General of ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE. The winners stayed in Japan for a week and had factory tour, opportunity to have cultural exchange with people of same generation in Japan and other events.
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Oct.13-21, 2018

Outstanding Students came to Japan from Myanmar

Myanmar Japan Association (MJA) has been organizing to send outstanding students to Japan since 2014 and JMA has been supporting this event. The 5th event in this year, a total of 18 students including 6 students from Japanese Language Course of Yangon & Mandalay Foreign Languages University and 12 students from high schools in Myanmar visited Japan. The outstanding teenagers stayed with host families in Miyagi Prefecture and had cultural exchange with young people of same generation by cooperation and support of Miyagi MeiSen Academy. JMA hosted a dinner reception for the students and Myanmar Ambassador also attended this event. The students visited the House of Representatives of the National Diet by JMA’s arrangement, Sky Tree Tower, a plant of beverages in Tokushima, the Otsuka Museum of Art and so on. JMA is going to support this event to strengthen friendship between two countries furthermore.
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Oct.10, 2018

Dinner Reception for Union Minister, Mr. Thaung Tun

JMA hosted a dinner reception for Mr. Thaung Tun, Union Minister for the Ministry of the Office of the Union Government and Chairman of Myanmar Investment Committee (MIC). JMA member exchanged views and opinions with the minister on the latest investment environment and present investment policy of Myanmar.
Oct. 8, 2018

JMA supported Myanmar Investment Conference organized by JETRO

The State Counsellor, Mrs. Aung san Suu Kyi came to Japan to attend the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo. On this occasion, JETRO organized “Myanmar Investment Conference” in Tokyo and JMA supported it. More than 400 business persons attended the conference and the room was filled to capacity. In the keynote address by the State Counsellor, she called for direct investment from Japan by her own words. Mr. Thaung Tun, Union Minister for the Ministry of the Office of the Union Government and Chairman of Myanmar Investment Committee (MIC) made a speech on “Investing in Myanmar” with investment environment and present investment situation.
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Oct. 8, 2018

JMA Chairman attended the Opening Ceremony for Myanmar Silk Promotion

On the occasion of visiting Japan of the State Counsellor, Mrs. Aung san Suu Kyi, the opening ceremony for exhibition & seminar of development and promotion of Myanmar silk industry was held in Tokyo. JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe attended the ribbon cutting ceremony together with the State Counsellor.
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Sep. 17-21, 2018

Senior Staff of Ministry of Border Affairs were invited to Japan

JMA invited 3 senior working staffs of Ministry of Border Affairs to Japan. They are in charge of agriculture and vocational training in the ministry to observe agricultural activities in Japan and to utilize them in a model of agricultural development for the border region in Myanmar. The agriculture is the most important sector for Myanmar. They visited Niigata Prefecture as it is one of the biggest agriculture prefectures in Japan. They observed Niigata prefectural Agricultural College, Niigata Agricultural Research Institute, land improvement district, rice mill and vocational training center to learn new technology of agriculture in Japan.
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