Delegation of the Ministry of Higher Education of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visits JICE
On October 3rd, 2013, the delegation of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led by Dr. Abdulkader Abdullah Alfantookh, Deputy Minister for Planning and Information, visited JICE.
The objective of the visit was to exchange views on mutual cooperation between MoHE and JICE in the field of Human Resource Development and higher education.
Ms. Masako Kishimoto, Vice President of JICE, extended warm welcome and the gratitude for the visit, followed by collaborative relationships between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and JICE, illustrating specific projects, and wished to deepen the relationship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Japan.
Next, Mr. Sekiguchi Takahiro, General Affairs Division, General Affairs Department, JICE described the business summary of JICE, followed by Mr. Shimizu Takeshi, International Training Division, International Training Department, JICE presented Future Cooperation Program between the MoHE and JICE.
Afterwards, Dr. Abdulkader Abdullah Alfantookh explained the needs in the field of Human Resource Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially the needs of the dispatch of more students to Japan for taking up degrees. Corresponding to the needs explained, JICE introduced the on-going degree programs studying in Japanese universities, and some non-degree programs for the Saudi students. The discussion was quite fruitful to build a good relationship between MoHE and JICE.
Taking this opportunity, JICE will pursue the development of cooperative relationship with MoHE, and provide Human Resource Development Programs to cooperate the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.