Donation of Books on Japan to the University of Jordan

On 28 March 2023, 65 books have been donated from the Japan Foundation in Japan to the University of Jordan, with attendance of H.E Okuyama Jiro, Ambassador of Japan to Jordan and H.E Professor Dr. Nathir Obeidat, President of the University of Jordan. The 65 books include a wide range of books on different aspects of Japan, from its history, literature, and culture to contemporary political and economic situation. The goal of the project is to provide readers around the world and in Jordan in particular, with an accurate picture of Japan through the donation of outstanding books. During the meeting, Ambassador Okuyama Jiro expressed his appreciation for the role that the University of Jordan plays in the field of Japanese Language education. He added that these 65 books, even though limited in number, cover a wide range of topics, from history and politics to art and literature, and they will be a valuable resource for students, scholars, and anyone interested in deepening their understanding of Japan. He stated that these books will pave the way for further collaboration between our two peoples in the future. H.E Professor Dr. Nathir Obeidat expressed his gratitude for the donation, reaffirming that the University of Jordan will continue the cooperation and coordination for expanding Japanese language and culture education. The Japan Foundation was established in October 1972 and aims to cultivate friendship and ties between Japan and the world. The Japan Foundation creates global opportunities to foster friendship, trust, and mutual understanding through culture, language and dialogue. This project aims to support studies and research on Japan, through to reaching out to young researchers, as well as opinion leaders and intellectuals, who are interested in Japan.