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Jun. 30, 2021

The 10th Annual Meeting of Directors & General Meeting of Members

JMA held the Annual meeting of Directors and then General Meeting of Members on June 30. Approximately 100 persons attended the Annual General meeting as directors and members of JMA. The statement of accounts for FY2020, budget & activities plan & policy for FY2021, resignation of directors and appointment of a new director, all of agendas were approved and accepted in the meeting.

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Feb. 26, 2021

A Briefing Session for Directors and Memberships of JMA

Under the growing turmoil in Myanmar, JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe held a briefing session on the latest local situation for the directors and member companies of JMA based on the business trip to Myanmar. Approximately 100 persons from member companies participated in the briefing session, which was held following the briefing for directors, and listened seriously to Chairman Watanabe's report in a conference room with measures for COVID-19.

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Dec. 2, 2020

Welcome reception for new Ambassador H.E. U Soe Han

The welcome reception for new Ambassador to Japan, H.E. U Soe Han was held by JMA. The reception, which was equipped with measures to prevent the infection of COVID-19, was attended by important persons in the political and business world, officials from related ministries and agencies, member companies of JMA, and many people who are closely related to Myanmar.
New Ambassador, H.E. U Soe Han studied abroad at the International University in Niigata, and his previous position was important as the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar. At the reception, many expectations were expressed to the New Ambassador by participants.

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Dec. 2, 2020

Directors’ Conference of JMA

On December 2, the conference was held in Tokyo with the participation of the directors of JMA. At the conference, JMA Chairman, Mr. Watanabe reported about the Myanmar general election held on November 8 under the situation of COVID-19 spread and exchanged opinions with the directors. In addition, the new Ambassador to Japan, H.E. U Soe Han was introduced to the directors of JMA at the conference.

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Nov.21, 2020

21st Japanese Speech Contest supported by JMA

The 21st Japanese Speech Contest was hosted and organized by the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar, the Japan Foundation Yangon Cultural Center and the Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA) in Yangon on November 21 and JMA supported the event as usual. Under the situation of the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar, both the qualifying session and the final were held online basis this year, and the number of qualifying participants were about a half of the average year.
The final was held by 15 persons who passed the first screening, and after the screening, the top 3 winners and a good performer were announced.
Every year, the first place winner participates in a program held in Tokyo as a representative of Myanmar, where excellent performers from ASEAN countries gathered, but unfortunately the Tokyo program was canceled this year due to the COVID-19.

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