Exchange Meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia and TUFS Students

June 9, 2022

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, an exchange meeting was held at the Imperial Hotel (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) between the Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs Saifuddin Abdullah and TUFS students studying the Malaysian language. The event was held with the full cooperation of the Embassy of Malaysia in Japan, the ASEAN-Japan Centre, and the Japan-Malaysia Society.

The TUFS students presented speeches in Malay, recited poems, and performed a scene from a drama, and also had the rare opportunity to talk directly with the Minister. Minister Saifuddin praised TUFS for its long-standing achievements in Malay language education and Malaysian area studies and expressed his expectations for TUFS’ role in the Malaysian government’s efforts to raise the international status of the Malay language.