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November 25, 2021

A Briefing Session for Directors

The meeting was held to discuss the latest situation in Myanmar, 10 months after the declaration of the state of emergency on February 1.
JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe gave a report on the latest situation in the region to the JMA Directors based on his business trip from mid-September to mid-November.

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November 13, 2021

22nd Japanese Speech Contest supported by JMA

The 22nd 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) on November 13 and JMA supported the event as usual. Under the situation of the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar, it was held online basis as in the previous year.
78 people from all over Myanmar applied for the contest and 15 people who passed the preliminary contest participated in the final contest on the day. In the presence of H.E. Mr. MARUYAMA Ichiro, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, five people were awarded prizes.

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October1, 2021

A Briefing Session for Directors

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe and Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe visited Myanmar from mid to late September, around eight months after the declaration of a state of emergency on February 1, 2021. After returning to Japan, Mr. H. Watanabe held a briefing session on October1, to report to JMA Directors on his trip.

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Sep. 28, 2021

JMA Director donated relief supplies to medical personnel working for the Covid-19

JMA Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe had a meeting with medical personnel working at the Covid-19 Treatment Center in Yangon at the end of September to discuss the latest infection situation and trends in the number of infected people, etc.
He donated food, beverages and other relief supplies directly to the representatives of them to appreciate their hard work.

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sep. 28, 2021

JMA Director visited Kitajima in Yangon

JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe, together with JETRO Yangon Office Director Mr.K.Tanaka, at the end of September, visited Kitajima Co.,Ltd.in Yangon. It maintains the supply of oxygen needed for treatment at medical facilities in Myanmar, where the COVID-19 infection continues.
Mr. Moe Lwin, Director of Kitajima, took us on a tour of the plant and we heard firsthand about the hardships faced by local operations, and gave him encouragement appreciating their hard work.

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