JICA projects discussed with Japanese Ambassador

2020-08-03 13:47:44

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education and Science L.Tsedevsuren on August 3 met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Kobayashi Hiroyuki.

Minister L.Tsedevsuren, at the beginning of the meeting, stressed the importance of the projects the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is implementing in Mongolia’s education sector, such as the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) and KOSEN Program.

The Minister then showed an interest in strengthening bilateral ties and cooperation in education sector and cooperating more closely in training of information technology specialists and engineers, while also noting that the two sides can carry out a joint project to provide school kitchens with purpose-built equipment to implement the school lunch law and program.

Ambassador Kobayashi Hiroyuki undertook to hand over new school buildings with pleasant learning environments within the scheduled time, continue with human resource training programs in essential professions, and work together with the Education Ministry in many areas.