Minister Yo.Baatarbileg holds meeting with Japanese counterpart

2019-08-08 12:44:33

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg who is on a visit to Japan held a meeting with Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Masahiko Shibayama on August 5.

As a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two ministries in February 2017, the sides expressed their wish to intensify the implementation of the memorandum, and discussed several important matters in the framework of the partnership in the fields, such as studying opportunities to jointly organize short- and long-term training courses for teachers’ professional development, and implement a joint scholarship programme for professions that the government gives priority (conservation and restoration of cultural heritage etc.).

In the framework of the partnership between the governments of the two countries and further developing Japanese Koosen schools (technology colleges) in Mongolia, they also discussed establishing four new Koosen schools, partnering in its development of becoming a model Global Koosen school for Central and Southeast Asia, and matters related to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.