Social & Cultural News : Consul-General Munin Paniswasdi Attended a Social Gathering of the Alumni Association of the Thai Studies Major, School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University  news3

Social & Cultural News : Consul-General Munin Paniswasdi Attended a Social Gathering of the Alumni Association of the Thai Studies Major, School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University

             On 26 November 2017, Consul-General Munin Paniswasdi attended a social gathering of “Hakuzo-Kai” or the Alumni Association of the Thai Studies Major, School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University, at China Table Restaurant, Senri Asahi Hankyu Building, Osaka. About 40 members of the Association attended the event.
The “Hakuzo-Kai” was established in 1949. At present, there are around 800 members with Mr. Yoshikazu Yokoe, Specially Appointed Professor of the Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University, as the president.
              On this occasion, Consul-General Munin Paniswasdi emphasized that the celebration of the 130th Anniversary of Thailand-Japan Diplomatic relations on 26 September 2017 has reflected the longstanding close and cordial relations between Thailand and Japan. The Consul-General took the opportunity to congratulate the Thai Studies Major the School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University, for having produced hundreds of well qualified alumni who have played great roles in helping strengthen Thailand-Japan relations especially in the areas of economics, trade and investment, culture and education. The Consul-General further expressed the readiness of the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Osaka to support the “Hakuzo-Kai” and the School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University, to promote Thai Studies and increase interest among the Japanese youth about Thai studies.