Visit to PNG by Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, President of JICA

Discussion at The Media Centre built by Japanese Grant Assistance
Signing of Exchange Notes of three new projects
Exchange of views with the students of University of PNG
For three days from April 18th to 20th 2023, Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), visited Papua New Guinea and paid courtesy calls to Prime Minister Marape, Deputy Prime Minister Rosso, Mr. Tkatchenko, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ling-Stuckey, Minister for Treasury, and Mr. Schnaubelt, Minister for Transportation and Civil aviation. He also participated in a welcome reception hosted by Mr. Paita, Minister for Finance and Planning, and the tablet-unveiling ceremony in Nadzab Airport, which is being built with a loan assistance by Japan.
In addition, he visited Markham Bridge built by a grant assistance, a substation of Ram-Grid being built by a loan assistance, the Media Center of the Department of Education, build by a grant assistance of Japan. Dr. Tanaka also attended meetings to exchange opinions with representatives of donor countries and organizations which are actively working in PNG, and with the students of the University of PNG during his visit. Ambassador Watanabe accompanied together in those schedules.
Please see the following sites on the courtesy call to Prime Minister Marape and other distinguished Ministers, and on the ceremony at the Nadzab Airport.
1 Courtesy Call to PM Marape and Foreign Minister Tkatchenko by President Tanaka
2 Visit to Nadzab Tomodachi International Airport and other project sites