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1st International Seminar on the Japanese Investments for Overseas Infrastructure

Oct 16, 2015

Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development ("JOIN") co-hosted the "1st International Seminar on the Japanese Investments for Overseas Infrastructure", on September 30, 2015, with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism ("MLIT") and Japan Bank for International Cooperation ("JBIC"). More than 200 interested people attended the seminar and contributed to the success of the inaugural seminar.

Mr. Akihiro Ota (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) made the opening remark, which was followed by keynote speeches from Dr. Hiroto Izumi (Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan) and Mr. Arnel Casanova (President and CEO, Bases Conversion and Development Authority (Philippines)). Afterwards, speakers from domestic and foreign financial institutions and infrastructure related companies delivered presentations and participated in panel discussions. Additionally, the speeches by other distinguished guest speakers were informative on the current status of the global infrastructure market and the challenges ahead for the market to grow in the future.

Please see the below link for the details on the topics of the seminar by the speakers.

Mr. Akihiro Ota, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Mr. Akihiro Ota
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Dr. Hiroto Izumi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japann
Dr. Hiroto Izumi
Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan
Mr. Arnel Casanova, President and CEO, Bases Conversion and Development Authority (Philippines)
Mr. Arnel Casanova
President and CEO, Bases Conversion and Development Authority (Philippines)
Mr. Tatsuo Yasunaga, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tatsuo Yasunaga
President & Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Mr. Jonathan Yap, Chief Investment Officer / Head, Real Estate Investment, Ascendas-Singbridge Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
Mr. Jonathan Yap
Chief Investment Officer / Head, Real Estate Investment, Ascendas-Singbridge Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
Mr. Takashi Morimura, Deputy President & Group CEO, Global Banking, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Mr. Takashi Morimura
Deputy President & Group CEO, Global Banking, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Mr. Donald Kanak, Chairman of Prudential Corporation Asia / Chairman of Eastspring Investments
Mr. Donald Kanak
Chairman of Prudential Corporation Asia / Chairman of Eastspring Investments
Mr. Ryuichi Kaga, Head, Office of Public-Private Partnership, Asian Development Bank
Mr. Ryuichi Kaga
Head, Office of Public-Private Partnership, Asian Development Bank
Prof. Hideichi Okada, Senior Executive Vice President, NEC Corporation
Prof. Hideichi Okada
Senior Executive Vice President, NEC Corporation
A glimpse of the seminar
A glimpse of the seminar
Panel Discussion on Railway
Panel Discussion on Railway
Panel Discussion on Urban Development
Panel Discussion on Urban Development