Promotion of Friendship with Foreign Countries Interchange

2015 Japan-Laos senior high school students exchange program (from Japan to Laos)

Contents of the Program
  • (1) Courtesy Activities
    • Courtesy visit to Lao Government(Visited H.E. Mr. Phankham VIPHAVANH, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Ministry of Education and Sports)
    • Welcome Reception at the Embassy of Japan in Lao People’s Democratic Republic(Visited H.E. Mr. Kishio, Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Laos)
    • Jetro Vientiane Office (Visited Mr. Tetsuo SHIBATA, Chief Representative)
  • (2) Historical & Cultural Understanding Activities
    • Visiting World Heritage Temples 29th Sep. (Tue.) in Luang Prabang
    • Observing Night Market
    • Visiting Water Tank Facility for Safe Water
    • Religious Mendicancy, Weaving & Dyeing Textiles
  • (3) Exchange Program
    • Visiting Thapene Primary School (built by the support of AEON 1% Club)
    • Vientiane High School Visit, Trial Enrollments
    • Homestay (2 nights)
Major Participants
  • 20 students from Kyoto Prefecture – Ritsumeikan Uji High School
  • 20 students from Vientiane High School
  • H. E. Mr. Hiroyuki KISHINO, Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Laos
  • Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Ministers for Foreign Affairs
  • H. E. Mr. Phankham VIPHAVANH, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Ministry of Education and Sports
  • Ms. Keomanivanh PHIMMAHAXAY, Deputy Director General of Senior Secondary Education
  • Mr. Tetsuo SHIBATA, Chief Representative from JETRO