BHU and Japan Foundation signed an MOU to promote Japanese Language

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India and Japan have traditionally been strong relations. Ahead the visit of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe on 12th December 2015, Japan Foundation, New Delhi and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote Japanese language in the city on Thursday, 10th December 2015.

This MoU was signed by director general of Japan Foundation, Kaoru Miyamoto and BHU registrar KP Upadhyay on Thursday. According to the chairman of International Centre, BHU, Prof HB Srivastava, so far, the varsity has signed as many as 49 MoUs with international universities across the globe

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BHU is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, established in 1916. Various universities including Kansai University, Shimane University and Kyoto University have signed MoUs with BHU. And now, National Institute of Material Sciences, Japan is also included in this List.

As per the MoU, under the Japanese language native salary support programme, Japan Foundation will provide a teacher at the department of foreign languages of BHU university and will also bear the emoluments. The course books and support materials of Japanese language will also be provided by the foundation.

Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have Bilateral talks on various Topics including Education and Technology. There is a joint statement of “Japan-India Strategic and Global Partnership” between both the great nations. The people of India and Japan have engaged in cultural exchanges. Japan has helped finance many infrastructure projects in India, most notably the Delhi Metro system.

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