Special Lectures on Japan’s ODA by Prof. Naohiro Kitano

March 21st, 2019

Guest lecturer from Japan, Dr. Naohiro Kitano, Professor at Global Center for Science and Engineering, Waseda University gave two special lectures on Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA), jointly hosted by the relevant institutions and the Embassy of Japan on March 18 and 19, 2019.
Date: March 18, 2019
Co-host/Venue: Miloda Academy of Financial Studies
Lecture Title: Role of Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) in Infrastructure Development Sustainable Growth and Fiscal Soundness

Date: March 19, 2019
Co-host/Venue: Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)
Lecture Title: Key features of Japanese ODA in 21st Century

These lectures were aimed at deepening people’s understanding of Japan's initiatives for promoting “Quality Infrastructure” and for enhancing “Connectivity” in the Indo-Pacific region.
In total 320 audiences from the government, research institutions and media attended to receive the lectures.