Six Young Government Officials To Visit Japan Next Week

Six Cambodian young government officials, who are working at ministries or organisations related to infrastructure policies, are going to visit Japan from Nov. 27 to Dec. 5, 2017 at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan under the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth (JENESYS) 2017.

According to a press release of the Embassy of Japan AKP received this morning, this programme was planned as a part of promoting the New Tokyo Strategy 2015 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation (MJC2015) adopted on July 4, 2015 during the Seventh Mekong-Japan Summit. This programme aims at reinforcing Mekong-Japan cooperation, especially that of strengthening soft connectivity. In this regard, this programme focuses on management and maintenance of infrastructure, as well as human resource development.

The participants will visit the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They will also visit some companies and organisation related to infrastructure around Tokyo area and observe a disaster prevention-related facility in Miyagi prefecture.

The JENESYS aims to promote mutual trust and understanding among the people of Japan and other participating countries and to build a basis for future friendship and cooperation. Through the programme, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has invited more than 2,000 Cambodian youths since 2007.

It is expected that the participants will deepen their understanding of Japan and after coming back, share their experience widely with Cambodian people.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press