Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Sheikha Moza visits emperor of Japan  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 22/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan met at the imperial palace in Tokyo city yesterday H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF).

Their royal highnesses welcomed Sheikha Moza wishing her success. They discussed a set of issues of mutual concern esepecially the flourishing relations between the two countries.

Sheikha Moza later met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss joint cooperation in the fields of education, culture, science and technology.

The Qatar Foundation Chairperson also conferred with Japanese Miniter Of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hakubun Shimomura to discuss exchange of students, scholarships, research cooperation as related to priorities and grand challenges involved in Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS).

Earlier yesterday Sheikha Moza visited the Sony Corp Headquarters in Tokyo.

Sheikha Moza met with Sony Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai, Director of the Sony Computer Science Laboratories Hiroaki Kitano and Sony Executive Vice-President Officer Shoji Nemoto to discuss areas of computing research in Qatar and Japan.

Sheikha Moza also met representatives from each of the Sony Corporation, Japan's National Institute of Informatics, Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, the University of Tokyo and Keio University. Talks during the meeting dealt with ways of using new technology for social benefit and the prospects of future cooperation between technology institutes in Japan and Qatar Institute for Computing Research.

Regarding the goals of the visit, Sheikha Moza said that the visit aims to move the Qatari-Japanese relations to a new stage based on scientific cooperation to face the challenges of the 21st century.

She was accompanied during the visit to Sony Corporation by Qatar Foundation's President of Research and Development Faisal Al Suwaidi and Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid.

The visit comes after a series of meetings held in Doha last year between senior executives at Sony Corporation and senior Qatari officials, including Northwestern University in Qatar.

Sheikha Moza also met eight Qatari students. The students said that the reasons for choosing Japan to complete their higher education is its progress in the fields of scientific research and engineering, as well as their willingness to recognise the Japanese unique culture which has some similar values of Arab culture and traditions.

Sheikha Moza confirmed her support and encouragement to the Qatari students in Japan to continue their educational journey and then return to Qatar with, not only the academic certificate, but also with the positive Japanese customs.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 1 2014 - Japan volcano death toll hits 43 as new bodies foundKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Rescuers found seven more people in cardiac arrest near the mountain top and are now carrying them down an official in Otaki village where one mountain trail begins told ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor speak about their film 'Haider'Khaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Vishals fascination with Shakespeare is undeniable. Shahid Kapoor was not sure whose coffee he was having while he sat on the couch with City Times during his recent trip to ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Newlyweds set to officialise perfect weddingKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were expected to hold a civil service at Venice town hall yesterday to officialise their star-studded more than perfect ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Qatar Stocks Gain SlightlyQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar Exchange index gained slightly by 30.24 points (+0.22%) when the bourse closed trading at 13,758.55 points here Wednesday. The trading value dropped to QR 613.628 million from ...

 Oct 1 2014 - QAPCO, Education Above All Sign Partnership AgreementQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) and Education Above All Foundation (EAA) on Wednesday signed a partnership agreement, according to which QAPCO joins the international partners and ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Qatar's Hajj Mission Participates in GCC Annual Mission MeetingQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar's Hajj mission took part in the annual meeting for heads of GCC Hajj missions that was held Tuesday night at the headquarters of the Bahraini mission in Mecca. The meeting ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Alia Bhatt turns designerKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Says director Karan Johar influences her fashion sense Photo: Agencies Alia Bhatt has turned designer for a line titled ‘Alia’ for an online shopping portal. ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Al Ain bow out in style in AFC Champions LeagueKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Boss exit despite beating Al Hilal by odd goal in three in AFC Champions Dubai: Ten-man Al Ain beat Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal 2-1 in the second leg of the AFC ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Justin Rose aims for the skies in charity bidKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Rose was set a task of hitting a succession of golf balls at a target 180 yards away from his elevated perch on the planes wing which has a wingspan of 64 metres. Golfer ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Aussies likely to miss services of three key playersKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Glenn Maxwell Cameron Boyce and Pat Cummins may not be included in the team if they play the final of the Champions League T20 in India. Your browser does not support ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help