Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan M.Akimoto pays a working visit to Mongolia between May 1 and 2.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, G. Amartuvshin, and the State Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, N. Ankhbayar met Mr. M. Akimoto and discussed expanding the Special Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity between Mongolia and Japan in the fields of politics, trade and economy, specifically infrastructure and energy as well as in education, culture, and people-to-people exchanges. They also exchanged views on strengthening the mechanism for bilateral talks and cooperation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and some regional and global issues.
M. Akimoto, the Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, signed a letter of exchange on “JDS Scholarship Program for Human Resource Development”, which will be implemented in 2023 and 2024 with non-refundable aid by the Government of Japan. The program has provided scholarship opportunities for over 415 Mongolian youth to pursue graduate and doctoral studies at leading universities of Japan since 2001. This year, the program has been allocated a budget of JPY 266 million by the Government of Japan.