Commission of a Science and Technology Co-Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs to Dr. Mitsunobu Kano, Professor of Okayama University

April 1, 2019
Japanese

  1. 1. On April 1, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan commissioned Dr. Mitsunobu Kano, Professor of Okayama University, the business of a Science and Technology Co-Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

    2. Since September 2015, Dr. Teruo Kishi, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, has been serving as Science and Technology Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. This commission of the Science and Technology Co-Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs aims to support future activities of Science and Technology Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

    3. It is expected that Dr Kano’s advice and activities as the Science and Technology Co-Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs will further enhance Japan's science and technology diplomacy.