Courtesy call on Parliamentary Vice Minister YOSHIKAWA Yuumi by Mr. Thomas BRADY, Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
April 20, 2023
On April 20, Ms. YOSHIKAWA Yuumi, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, received a courtesy call from Mr. Thomas BRADY, Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The overview is as follows:
- Ms. Yoshikawa stated that the Youth Exchange Program between Japanese and American middle and high school students that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) held in U.S. facilities and areas in Japan with DoDEA from 2020 contributed to building trust between Japan and U.S. at the local level and that she expects to further collaborate with DoDEA.
- In response, Mr. Brady expressed his appreciation on the Japanese collaboration in various projects, including the Youth Exchange Program, as well as his desire to further strengthen the relationship.