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Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mr. Mahathir, Visits Toyo University

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, His Excellency, Mr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, former Prime Minister of Malaysia, visited Toyo University Hakusan Campus, and joined a dialogue meeting with students.

マハティール閣下入場の様子

対話者に応えるマハティール閣下の様子

In the meeting, where all remarks were made in English, Mr. Mahathir answered questions put by students about future domestic and global challenges to be solved, based on his own experience and insight.

対話学生の様子集合写真

That afternoon, the 10th International PPP Forum was held at Otemachi Sankei Plaza, where Mr. Geoffrey Hamilton, Chief of the Cooperation and Partnerships Section of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), presented a certificate of accreditation as a UN Center of Excellence to Toyo University. Chairman Shinji Fukukawa, Toyo University Board of Trustees, accepted the certificate on behalf of the university.

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認定証授与の様子

From left: Mr. Geoffrey Hamilton, Chief of the UNECE Corporation and Partnership Section, and Chairman Fukukawa

The accreditation ceremony was followed by keynote speeches by His Excellency, Mr. Mahathir and Mr. Shigeru Ishiba, Minister in charge of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan.

マハティール閣下基調講演の様子石破大臣基調講演の様子

Left: His Excellency, Mr. Mahathir
Right: Mr. Shigeru Ishiba, Minister in charge of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan