JICA training program courtesy visit
On 11 June 2012 a JICA trainee group started the 2012 Solar Power Generation Course with a courtesy visit to Osaka City University (OCU) President Nishizawa.
The group received warm welcome speeches and words of support from President Nishizawa and Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering Hino. On behalf of the trainees Mr. Chhimi Dorji held a speech in which he expressed the enthusiasm of the group about the training program.
In the evening the group attended an enjoyable welcome party at the OCU Wisteria Restaurant, joined by Vice-President Miyano, professors, graduate students and staff.
JICA training program welcome party
First row from left to right: JICA Kansai Training Program Division Director Ono, Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering Hino, President Nishizawa, Osaka City International Relations Manager Bono, Osaka City International Relations Liaison Officer Kose, Osaka International House Foundation International Relations Coordinator Fitzgibbons
Second row from left to right: JICA Coordinator of the Training Course Tahara, Mr. Sootanga (Tonga), Mr. Kasobov (Tajikistan), Mr. Ibrahim (Maldives), Mr.Bituwaqa (Fiji), Mr. Harimenshi (Burundi), Mr. Hetti Arachchige (Sri Lanka), Mr. Nitunga (Burundi), Mr. Sukasuka (Malawi), Mr. Dorji (Bhutan), JICA Program Division Assistant Director Matsuhisa