Visiting Uzbekistan for Selection Interviews with Applicants for the Seminar for
Central Asian and Caucasian Countries, Special Lectures,and Exchanges of
Opinions with Related Organizations
The Banking and Finance Academy (BFA) of the Republic of Uzbekistan is a higher education institution which was established in 1996 with the aim of improving Uzbekistan’s financial, fiscal, and tax policies and administration to an international level. Since the foundation of the BFA, the Policy Research Institute (PRI) has provided the BFA with various forms of assistance as part of its intellectual support for human resource development in Uzbekistan, including recommending and dispatching the First Pro-Rector of the BFA (part-time), accepting BFA students for seminars held in Japan, and delivering special lectures at the BFA.
From April 1 to 7, 2018, Mr. Meguro, Director-General of the Research and Administration Department of PRI, and Mr. Munenaga, First vice Rector of BFA and Senior Research Fellow of PRI, visited Uzbekistan with a view to holding the selection interviews of applicants from the BFA for the “Summer Seminar for Central Asian and Caucasian Countries 2018” and meeting with high officials in Uzbekistan including Mr. Dilshod Sattarov, Deputy Minister of Finance.
In addition, Mr. Munenaga delivered special lectures for BFA and Fergana State University students.
For students hoping to participate in the “Summer Seminar for Central Asian and Caucasian Countries 2018,” to be held in the summer of this year in Tokyo, we held interviews in English.
We had meetings to exchange opinions about the economic situation in Uzbekistan, as well as current status and issues of human resource development at the BFA.
We exchanged opinions with:
The Uzbekistan Ministry of Finance
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Banking Association
Embassy of Japan in Uzbekistan
The world bank Uzbekistan Office
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Uzbekistan Office
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Uzbekistan Office
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Uzbekistan Office
Mr. Munenaga, Senior Research Fellow of PRI, delivered special lectures at BFA and Fergana State University.
“Uzbekistan & Japan and our Globalized World -How to cope with Globalization- “