Policy Bureau

【Sep. 1st, 2022】Trainees of the Seisomology and Earthquake Engineering Course by IISEE Made a Courtesy Call on Minister Saito

 On September 1st, Minister Saito received a courtesy call from 18 trainees from 11 countries of the one-year training course conducted by International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE) of Building Research Institute.

 Minister Saito congratulated the trainees on their completion of the course. The Minister also expressed his wish for the trainees’ success in their careers, both as leaders on disater risk reduction and as bridges between their countries and Japan.

 The trainees answered that not only they improved their knowledge through the course, but also became more aware of the importance of disaster mitigation after visiting disaster affected areas in Japan. They promised to apply their knowledge acquired in the course and contribute to disaster risk reduction.

Minister Saito receiving a courtesy call by the trainees

Group photo of Minister Saito and the trainees