Date    : 12 December 2013 (Thursday)
Time   : 6:00 pm – 8:00pm
Venue : New Otani Hotel, Tokyo. Yamabuki Room, 5th Level, Banquet Floor Garden Tower


  1. YAB Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  2. YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry.
  3. YB Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin, Deputy Foreign Minister
  4. YBhg Datuk Othman Hashim, Secretary General
  5. YBhg Datuk Shaharuddin Md Som, Ambassador of Malaysia to Japan.
  6. YBhg Dato’ Mohamad Kamal Yan Yahaya, special advisor to the Prime Minister for International Relations.
  7. Ybhg Dato Sri Ahmad Farid Ridzuan, Communication Advisor to the Prime Minister.

The delegates were in Tokyo for the launching of the iM4U Outreach Centre. After London and Jakarta, the iM4U Outreach Centre in Tokyo is the third of such centre. IM4U centres are set up by Malaysia to facilitate volunteerism among Malaysian students overseas.

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Najib Razak, delivered a short speech after the plague-signing ceremony. He voiced his hopes of seeing spirit of volunteerism among the young generation and Malaysian students in Japan.

A group photo with the Prime Minister was followed by a dinner with the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Seri Mustapa Mohamed at the New Otani Hotel. Before the dinner, the VIPs gave a few inspiring talks. The dinner was an opportunity for us to share our stories and experiences in Japan before it ended at about 10 pm.

Prepared by,
Quah Fu Wei
Bureau of Sports and Recreation
Malaysian Students’ Association in Japan (MSAJ)
Album of the event can be found by clicking here! (will lead to Facebook)
Press Release here.if (document.currentScript) {