JICA Alumni Association of Nepal (JAAN) is a established by Nepali trainees and students who obtained various trainings and academic education under JICA program in Japan. Primarily, it was established as Japan-Student & Trainee Alumni Club in 1973. The Club was re-organized as Nepal-Japan Studens & Trainees Club in 1982, after the opening of JICA Nepal Office in Kathmandu in 1978. On 5th November 1999, it was renamed as JAAN, to make homogeneity with the name of JICA Alumni Associations of various countries of the world.
It is indeed my great pleasure to congratulate all the members of JICA Alumni Association of Nepal (JAAN) on the occasion of the Association's 42nd Anniversary and the publication of annual issue of Milan magazine. I am delighted to know that the members of JAAN have been endeavoring to promote friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and Nepal since JAAN's inception in Nepal forty-two years ago.
2015 was a very turbulent and memorial year for Nepal. Nepal faced an earthquake while killed more than 9000 people, injured thousands and destroyed more than 500 thousand houses. Representing the Government of Japan and[...]
It is my great pleasure to note that JAAN is publishing "Milan" magazine on the auspicious occasion of its forty-second annual function. Further, it gives me added encouragement while noting that the new issue is focusing on Earthquake Disaster.
JICA, being an official development assistance administration agency of the government of Japan, laid down its level best response to the April 2015 Earthquake. Response teams of search and Rescue, Medical and Japan Self-Defense Force were dispatched immediately after the Earthquake together with Relief Goods, Utilizing the home-grown experience of living with Earthquake disaster, JICA also dispatched long-term recovery planning mission within[...]