Handing-Over Ceremony of Books for Japanese Studies supported by Consulate General of Japan in Karachi to Mehran University – Visit to Jamshoro

On 15 December 16, 2022, Mr. Nakagawa Yasushi, Acting Consul General of Japan in Karachi attended the Handing-Over Ceremony of books for Japanese Studies from Japan Foundation under the ‘Read Japan Project’ to Mehran University of Engineering and Technology - MUET, where the University’s Vice Chancellor and Pro Vice Chancellor and others were also present. Acting Consul Mr.Nakagawa made congratulatory remarks and expressed his expectation of further collaboration with the University, he added that it was his pleasure and honor to be in this gracious presence and to handover a gift of 98 books donated by the Nippon Foundation, the foremost public welfare and philanthropic organization in Japan. It had been Mr. Nakagawa’s enduring fascination to visit the area and he expressed gratitude for gaining this valuable opportunity finally.
The program of donating books serves the cause of this aspiration most favorably in introducing, as the first step, Japan in the deeper sphere. The 98 books presented were carefully selected by individuals with extensive knowledge of Japan, which encompass wide-ranging areas of discipline, including politics, economics, history, culture, literature and arts.
During the visit, Mr. Nakagawa also had the chance to visit Sindh University’s Far East Area Study Center and meet the management there, while visiting the Japanese Book Corner in the university library and the Japanese Language classes being conducted and supported by Consulate General of Japan in Karachi.
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology and Sindh University Jamshoro, both are the pioneer of educational institution in the region and has established itself as the Center of Excellence in scholarly pursuits, attracting many promising students.