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Ambassador of Japan visits the Aga Khan Academy Maputo

17 January 2024

On 12 January, the Aga Khan Academy Maputo received a visit from His Excellency (H.E.) Mr Hajime Kimura, Japanese Ambassador to Mozambique who was welcomed by Head of Academy Roy White and a diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Bárbara Ribeiro.  

During the visit, Mr Roy showcasethe Academy’s achievements, values and commitment to fostering positive international relations. H.E. Mr Kimura and Mr Roy also engaged in discussions about the impact a bilingual education can have on a person’s sense of identity, which the Academy provides 

Following the meeting, H.E. Mr Kimura interacted with Diploma Programme students in a Q&A session regarding the diplomatic relationship between Japaand Mozambique as part of the students’ unit in their global politics class.  

I am sure H.E. Ms Kimura's insights will be invaluable for our students as they prepare for future essays and examinations,” Mr Roy said. 

Before departing from the Academy, H.E. Mr Kimura wrote in the Academy’s guestbook, sharing warm wishes for the Academy’s success.   

Thank you very much for inviting me to speak with the youth,H.E. Mr Kimura wrote.“I wish a lot of success and happiness for the students.