VUFO Delegation’s Working Trip to Japan

From November 21 to November 23, 2023, President Phan Anh Son led a delegation from the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) on a working trip to Japan.


The purpose of the trip is to enhance the relationship between the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) and Japanese partners and establish relationships with new organizations and partners on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan.

Meeting with non-governmental organizations in Japan.
A working session between the VUFO delegation and non-governmental organizations in Japan.

During the trip, the VUFO delegation met and worked with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), non-governmental organizations, and international organizations. The delegation also cooperated with JICA to organize discussions with Japanese partners.

During the working sessions, JICA and other organizations affirmed that Vietnam is an important partner and a top priority for Japan in international cooperation activities and foreign non-governmental aid. In addition, JICA representatives expressed their delight and appreciation for the VUFO delegation’s trip.

Mr. Phan Anh Son met and discussed with Mr. Fukuda Shigeki, Director of JICA's Cooperation and Strategy Department.
VUFO President Phan Anh Son (right) and Fukuda Shigeki, Director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency

The initiatives and recommendations shared by VUFO President Phan Anh Son, which have specific, practical, and strategic significance, comprehensively promote all aspects of cooperative relations into greater substance and efficiency, bringing practical benefits to the people and communities of the two countries and contributing to the future development of an extensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.

Phuong Nguyen