วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 18 Feb 2020
วันที่ปรับปรุงข้อมูล 4 Jul 2022
On 12 February 2020, Consul-General Krit Tankanarat presented the fund of 150,000 yen to Professor Dr. Marasri Miyamoto, Head of the Thai Studies Section, School of Foreign Studies, University of Osaka to support the Thai language and cultural activities of the Thai Studies Section. Present were Assistant Professor Dr. Maliwan Buranaphatana and students of the Thai Studies Section.
On this occasion, the Consul-General expressed appreciation to the professors and students of the Thai Studies Section for promoting Thailand and Thai language in Japan. He hoped that this fund will assist in organizing 5 activities of the Thai Studies Section, namely the Thai cultural activity, the Thai language and cultural exchange, Thai drama presentation, Thai - Japanese students exchange and Thai speech class. These activities not only assist in promoting better understanding and viewpoint about Thailand but also help strengthen Thai - Japanese relations at the people-to-people level.
Thai language section of the University of Osaka was established in 1949. Currently 71 years, it is one of three universities in Japan which offers Thai language as a major, aside from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in Tokyo and Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba Prefecture. Around 80 Japanese students are enrolled in the Thai Studies Section and will have the opportunity to travel to Thailand under the exchange program with Thai universities. The alumni association of the Thai Studies Section of the University, Hakuzo-Kai, meets annually to establish network and update information on Thailand.