The Rector of Hasanuddin University (UNHAS), Prof. Dr. Ir. Jamaluddin Jompa, M.Sc., accompanied by the Vice-Rector for Partnership, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business officially welcomed the working visit of the Head of the Japanese Consular Office in Makassar, Mr. Yasue Katsunobu. The visit’s purpose was to strengthen friendship and to discuss the expansion of the partnership between the two parties. The event was conducted at 13.00 CIT in the Rector’s Room, 8th Floor of the Rectorate Building, Tamalanrea Campus, Makassar, on Thursday (24/11).
On this occasion, UNHAS Rector, who is usually called Prof. JJ, welcomed the visit of the Japanese Consulate General to Unhas. He said that UNHAS and Japan have a long-standing partnership in various fields, especially education in faculties that partner with universities in Japan.
Furthermore, Prof. JJ said several collaboration plans could be carried out between UNHAS and Japan, for example in the product innovations through Science Techno Park (STP-UNHAS). According to him, collaboration with Japan will further encourage UNHAS’ innovation.
On the same occasion, Katsunobu conveyed that the purpose of the visit was to meet with the new UNHAS rector, who had just been officially assigned. He said that the efforts to strengthen cooperative relations with educational institutions in Makassar, including UNHAS, will be continued. Katsunobu hopes that UNHAS will continue to be Japan’s best partner.