1st SSCN Alumni Meeting
"Promotion of Friendship between Nepal and Japan" (Webinar)

Thanks to the tight team effort by the coordinators, SSC Nepal was able to bring forth the webinar "Promotion of Friendship between Nepal and Japan,"!! 51 people attended the webinar.

Currently, there are about 280 alumni members in Nepal.

The secretariat in Japan would like to extend our wholehearted gratitude to all speakers, and honorable guests who encouraged further strengthening of ties between Nepal, Japan and all SSC members across the world.

In addition to Nepal and Japan, we were able to spot participants from China, India, Myanmar, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand. We thank your participation and survey feedback. All speeches and presentations contained numerous personal episodes which made the event all the more relatable.

1st SSCN Alumni Meeting "Promotion of Friendship between Nepal and Japan" (Webinar)

1st SSCN Alumni Meeting
"Promotion of Friendship between Nepal and Japan" (Webinar)

Co-hosted by Sakura Science Club Nepal (SSCN) & JST
Saturday (16th April 2022)
11:00 -13:00 (Nepal Time), 14:15-16:15 (Japan Time)
Zoom Webinar



11:00 – 11:05
Greetings from Representative of SSCN (Ms. Aneeta Thapa)
11:05 – 11:10
Dr. Teruo Kishi, Director General, Sakura Science Program HQs, JST
11:10 – 11:20
Mr. Suman Dhun Shrestha, SSCN

Guest Speech

11:20 – 11:25
Speech from His Excellency Yutaka Kikuta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Nepal
11:25 – 11:30
Speech from Mr. Ambika JOSHI, Charge d’ Affaires, a,i., the Embassy of Nepal in Tokyo
11:30 – 11:35
Speech from Mr. Jaya Prasad Acharya, the Under Secretary of the Development Assistance Coordination Section of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in Nepal

Keynote Session from Guest Speakers

11:35 – 11:45
Dr Maharjan Keshav Lall (Professor from Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Hiroshima University)
11:45 – 11:50
Q&A session
11:50 – 12:00
Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha (Professor from Head of Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, the Kathmandu University)
12:00 – 12:05
Q&A session
12:05 – 12:10
Photo session

Sharing Session from SSCN Members

12:10 – 12:15
1st session by Ms. Ruchi Shah (SSCN)
12:15 – 12:20
2nd session by Ms. Srisha Poudel (SSCN)
12:20 – 12:25
Q&A session

Study & Work in Japan Session

12:25 – 12:45
Representative from Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
12:45 – 12:50
Q&A session


12:50 – 13:00
Closing remarks from JST and SSCN