In the afternoon of December 18, 2019, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son - Vice President of the University of Danang (UD) chaired a meeting with the delegation of Tochigi, Japan led by Governor Fukuda Tomikazu to visit and work at the University of Danang. Attending the meeting were Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam - Former President of UD, Chairman of Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association in Da Nang City and leaders of functional departments (International Cooperation, Academic Affair, Student Affair).
UD's leaders welcomed Governor Tochigi
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son - Vice President of UD, welcomed Tochigi Governor and the delegation including many Japanese enterprises to visit and work with UD. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son has introduced the highlights of UD that is the national key university, a leading center of training and scientific research in Vietnam, has an international reputation for three consecutive years in the top 500 best Asia universities, according to QS Asia. The Vice President of UD highly appreciated the significance of the delegation's visit and expressed his confidence through this visit with the role of connecting and supporting the leaders of Tochigi Prefecture, the cooperation between UD and Tochigi in particular and Japanese localities and businesses in general will grow.
Panorama of the meeting
Exchanging at the meeting, Governor Fukuda Tomikazu thanked the leaders of UD for the warm, respectful welcome. The Governor expressed his pleasure when the delegation and businesses of Tochigi Prefecture visited and worked with UD, attended the Tochigi Job Fair 2019 (held at the University of Technology and Education – UD) for the first time at UD which has brought many job opportunities for students as well as meeting the human resources needs of Japanese enterprises. Governor Fukuda Tomikazu shared that recently he was introduced, by the Vice Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, to Danang City as well as UD as one of the key regional universities in the country with many strong prestigious fields and training fields.
Leaders of both sides award souvenirs
On the side of Tochigi prefecture - Japan, Tochigi has strengths in the fields of manufacturing, making cars, aircrafts and medical services, etc. On this occasion, Tochigi prefers both sides to strengthen connectivity and cooperation to train, effectively use human resources, recruit excellent students of UD to practice, develop career and work in Japan.
In an atmosphere of understanding and trust, members of the delegation, representatives of businesses of Tochigi Prefecture shared useful information about the need for cooperation, human resource development, appreciated UD's students and emphasized strongly desire to cooperate with UD as well as Da Nang city in many fields in the context that Tochigi is in "shortage" of labor resources and really needs to recruit students to meet the requirements of development of business investment in Vietnam as well as in Japan.
Delegates take souvenir photo
UD also shared special respect and effort to nurture the cooperation with Japanese partners by introducing Japanese language into a number of training programs (tourism, information technology, construction, etc.), established the Japan Center as a "bridge" to develop the cooperation, organized many internship programs, awarded scholarships to UD's students and lecturers, etc.
Leaders of the two sides acknowledged the proposals and assigned the relevant departments to continue researching and concretizing the cooperation orientations in accordance with the common needs and interests thereby enhancing the cooperation between the university and localities, businesses to positively contribute to the friendship between Vietnam and Japan in the coming time.
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