Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan visits Hanoi University
HANU – On January 17, 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan – Mrs Abe Toshiko paid a visit to Hanoi University. Joining the reception was from Hanoi University’s side was Vice President Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong, Dean Japanese Studies Department, Director of International Office.
Vice President Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong expressed her pleasure to welcome Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan to visit Hanoi University; at the same time, took the opportunity to introduce the history and training scale of the University, affirming that Hanoi University is a leading and prestigious training address in Vietnam in Japanese Studies with 45 years of experience. Besides training activities, Hanoi University has also established Japanese Cultural Centre to connect the university with Japanese Enterprises.
“Recently, Hanoi University cooperates very closely with Japan Association of Vocational Colleges to organize seminars; student exchange programmes between the two countries. Each year the university welcomes about 150 students from Japan. In the coming time, Hanoi University will strengthen the training of Japanese language for workers, especially on the field of tourism and service. In addition, Hanoi University has also promoted the development of the overseas study, deploying pre-university studies for overseas students in Japan”, according to Vice President Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong.
In the framework of her visit, Japanese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs visited some classes to talk with lecturers and students studying at the Japanese Department of Hanoi University. During her visit, Mrs Abe Toshiko listened to students’ wishes and shared with the learners about Japanese education, culture and national policies. The discussion showed that the students of Hanoi University obtain strong knowledge about Japanese language with great confidence in communicating in Japanese.
Through the visit of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Vice President Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong wishes to continue the cooperation on teacher exchange programmes in Hanoi and the Association of Japanese Vocational Colleges, between students and researchers, as well as in the field of training with many models of training that the University can implement.