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Visit of Two Officials from the JDS Operating Committee of Cambodia

Asia International Student Service

The JDS Operating Committee members of Cambodia, H.E. Yuok Ngoy (Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport) and H.E. Chay Navuth (Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation), visited Japan for the Monitoring Mission of the JDS from May 27 to June 1, 2019.

The Mission exchanged views with the concerned organizations and institutions, such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Government of Japan), Embassy of Cambodia in Tokyo and JICA, and visited accepting universities for the field survey and discussions. Throughout this mission, they reconfirmed the importance of JDS, and are expected to utilize the findings to enhance effectiveness of the project management in the future.

At the meeting in JICE Headquarters on May 31, they reviewed the pre-departure programs and research area of accepting universities with JICE staff for the improvements of the project.

JICE hosted a visit at headquarters office.
From right: Mr. Junichi Yamazaki (International Student Programs Department I), Mr. Mineo Kai, JICE coordinator, Mr. Tsuyoshi Shionoya, Managing Director (International Student Programs Department I), Mr. Hiroshi Kawagoe, Managing Director (General Affairs Department), Mr. Nobuaki Hirakawa, Secretary General, H.E. Ngoy, H.E. Navuth, Mr. Lun Lido (Senior Assistant Country Officer, JICE JDS Project Office in Cambodia) and Mr. Takahiro Sekiguchi (International Student Programs Department I)

JDS (the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid) is a scholarship program which is designed for young government officials to learn methods to solve country-specific problems in Master’s/Doctoral courses at Japanese graduate schools. JICE is conducting a large part of this Grant aid project as an implementing agent under the agreement with the government of each target country. For more details, please visit our website: ”International Student Service.

Takahiro Sekiguchi (Mr.)

International Student Programs Division

International Student Programs Department I