President of ERIA Pays Courtesy Visit to Minister of the Environment of Japan
Tokyo, 25 June 2018: President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, paid a courtesy visit to H. E. Mr Masaharu Nakagawa, Minister of the Environment of Japan in Tokyo.
Minister Nakagawa congratulated Prof Nishimura for his recent re-election as the President of ERIA and stated that he looked forward to future cooperation with ERIA. Moreover, he expected further contributions from ERIA regarding ASEAN and East Asia’s environmental issues.
Prof Nishimura expressed his appreciation to the Minister and he presented a brief overview of ERIA’s projects on environmental problems.
Minister Nakagawa invited Prof Nishimura to attend the coming World Circular Economy Forum, which will be held in October 2018, in Yokohama, Japan. The Ministry and ERIA will continue to cooperate towards the success of that forum.