Japanese ambassador anticipates projects with UA&P

Japanese ambassador anticipates projects with UA&P

by UA&P News Desk on February 8, 2013 - 2:13 pm

UA&P President Dr. Jose Maria Mariano welcomes Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe, February 7. Photo by Carlo Cabrera

UA&P President Dr. Jose Maria Mariano welcomes Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe, February 7. Photo by Carlo Cabrera

Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe yesterday visited the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) and discussed possible joint projects.

He said these projects may be done with the Japan Information and Culture Center. He also expressed interest in giving a lecture on economic development.

UA&P President Dr. Jose Maria Mariano hosted the diplomat’s visit together with UA&P co-founder and University Professor Dr. Bernardo Villegas and Associate Professor Dr. Antonio Torralba.

UA&P officials and members of the Junior Networkers' Society share stories with Ambassador Urabe. Photo by Carlo Cabrera

UA&P officials and members of the Junior Networkers’ Society share stories with Ambassador Urabe. Photo by Carlo Cabrera

Ambassador Urabe has been serving his compatriots in the Philippines since 2011. He has been appointed to various foreign affairs posts since 1974 and holds a degree in law from Hitotsubashi University in Japan.

Among those who welcomed the diplomat were Public and International Affairs Director Thelma Perez, College of Arts and Sciences Dean Atty. Delia Tantuico, and members of the Junior Networkers’ Society.

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