Komaru Kotsu Foundation gift for the library
On November 21, a delegation from Fukuyama Transporting, led by the Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Japan Shigehiro Komaru, visited the University. The delegation was accompanied by Ambassador of Japan to Lithuania Tetsu Ozaki, current Ambassador of Lithuania to Japan Aurelijus Zykas, former Ambassador of Japan to Lithuania Toyoei Shigeeda, prof. Vice-Rector of Hiroshima University Toshiyuki Sato and other distinguished guests.
During the fifth Japanese-language competition organized by Komaru Transport Company, Hiroshima University Lithuanian Centre and VMU Asian Studies Centre, Komaru Kotsu Foundation (which aims to promote interest in Japanese studies at Vytautas Magnus University and Kaunas city) held a book donation ceremony for VMU Library. This is not the first gift of this foundation to the library. Over 300 books have already been donated to the Asian Books Space, including not only study literature, but also Japanese comics – manga that are popular all over the world, and books adapted to students’ language level.