Invitation of High School Students from South Asia for the JENESYS Program
June 22, 2010
- Japan will invite high school students from South Asia to Japan from June 23 (Wed) to July 2 (Fri), as a part of the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) Program.
- This time, a total of 80 students will visit Japan, 10 students from each of the eight member countries of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC): Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
- During their stay, the students will visit a Japanese high school and experience homestays. Other activities will include Japanese history and culture lessons in Hiroshima, Kyoto, and Osaka. On July 1 (Thu), they will attend the Japan-SAARC High School Student Forum to be held in a hotel in Tokyo, where they will debate on environmental and other key issues with Japanese high school students.