Others Courtesy Call on H.E. FUKUDA Yasuo 2023.02.13
On 13 February 2023, TCS delegation led by Secretary-General OU Boqian paid a courtesy call on H.E. FUKUDA Yasuo, Former Prime Minister of Japan. Deputy Secretary-General SAKATA Natsuko also attended the meeting. SG OU extended heartfelt gratitude for the insights and guidance that H.E. Fukuda has provided to the TCS during the last visit in October 2022, especially on the need to revitalize exchange among youth and in cultural areas to improve mutual perception among the public of the three countries.
TCS Board introduced the newly launched Trilateral Youth Exchange Network (TYEN) and outcomes of the 2nd Trilateral Youth Contest. H.E. Fukuda emphasized sustainability and continuity of such youth networks and noted that it is important to provide platforms for youth to express themselves. The discussion also evolved around upcoming projects that aim to strengthening TCS’ missions to bridge the government and the civil society, as well as to spread the shared cultural values. H.E. Fukuda acknowledged the enormous work required for conducting projects in various areas and underlined that showing such efforts will lead to positive impacts.