August 19, 2016

Myanmar scholarship winners return from Japan

An official present gifts to Myanmar scholarship student.—KBZ
An official present gifts to Myanmar scholarship student.—KBZ

YANGON — Myanmar students who won scholarships from theMyanmar-Japan Association have returned to Myanmar afteraneight-day visit in Japan.
This is the annual programme organised by the MJA for outstanding students from around Myanmar who have passed the country’s matriculation examination with the highest marks. The program aims to promote relations between the two countries.
“This year, the MJA selected 20 outstanding students from various states and regions for the programme,” said an MJA spokesperson.
During their trip, the students were given a tour of significant places in Tokyo, including the National Museum of Nature and Science, the Fuji Television headquarters, the National Diet Building of Japan and the Sendai Umino-Mori Aquarium. The tour was led by MJA chairman U Saw Hla Min.
The students also participated in a one-day homestay programme in order to experience Japanese culture. The Kanbawza Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation sponsored the travel expenses for the trip.—GNLM


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