UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized a capacity building programme for embassy diplomats in Tokyo to visit the Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Kawasaki Plant, on 25 September 2014, in collaboration with Kawasaki City and Daimler in Japan (Mercedes Benz Japan, Daimler Financial Service Japan and MFTBC).
The programme aims to introduce the latest Japanese manufacturing and environment-related technologies to diplomatic corps in Japan and enhance the dialogue among foreign diplomats, Japanese companies and municipalities.
18 embassies participated in the programme.
Date: Thursday, 25th September 2014
Place: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation, Kawasaki Plant
Coorganizer: UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Kawasaki City and Daimler in Japan
(Mercedes Benz Japan, Daimler Financial Service Japan
and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus)
Participants: Benin; Burkina Faso; D.R. Congo; Djibouti; Dominica;
Ghana; India; Iran; Lao PDR; Lebanon; Libya; Madagascar;
Malaysia; Nigeria; Papua New Guinea; Uzbekistan; Zambia;
13:30 Opening Remarks
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo Mr. Takeshi Furutani, Head
Mayor of Kawasaki City Mr. Norihiko Fukuda
Daimler in Japan Mr. Takao Suzuki, Chairman of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus
Company presentation Mr. Kintaro Ueno, President and CEO of Mercedez-Benz Japan
14:00 Plant Tour (vehicle assembly line)