The first Honorary Professor of FPT University has been presented to H.E Mr. Tsutomu Takebe – Special Advisor to the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance for his great contribution in developing Vietnam-Japan relations.

Professor Tsutomu Takebe is a special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance. He was the Secretary General of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party and Chairman of the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance. Over the years, he has made great contributions to the development of Vietnam-Japan relations and has a lot of affection for FPT Education.

Attending the event were Mr. Truong Gia Binh – Chairman of FPT Corporation, Mr. Nguyen Khac Thanh – Rector of FPT University, Mr. Nguyen Viet Vuong – Director of FPT Japan, Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Anh – Vice Rector of FPT University and more than 40 Japanese language lecturers and students. The event also had the attendances of Mr. Ueyama Shigeo – TOA’s Director of Strategy and Mr. Tanaka Yasushi – JICA Senior Vice President.

Prof. Tsutomu Takebe and FPT leaders visit the museum of FPT University

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Khac Thanh affirmed the strong relationship between FPT Education and Japan: “Since the very first years of our establishment, the relationship between FPT Education and Japan came naturally. We saw Japan as a brighten way for our students. And we did what is good for our students”. Mr. Thanh also emphasized the contribution of Mr. Tsutomu Takebe in the development of Vietnam-Japan relations: “Mr. Tsutomu Takebe has greatly contributed in the development of Vietnam-Japan relations, encouraging Vietnamese youngers to reach Japanese education. He is also the one who initiated the cultural exchange activities between the two countries.”

Mr. Nguyen Khac Thanh affirmed the strong relationship between FPT Education and Japan

In his speech, Mr. Tsutomu Takebe also affirmed that FPT University plays an important role, contributing to the development of Vietnam Education. Sharing the impression on the growth of FPT University and FPT students, he also expressed his willingness to give to the development of the university in the future.

Also in the ceremony, Prof. Tsutomu Takebe gave FPT Edu people a lecture entitled “The spirit of living in Global Village”. He emphasized on the exchange of civilizations and cultures when people have chance to travel around the world and science and technology is developing worldwide. However, it is also in this era that people are allowed to choose places where having valuable work and good life. Prof. Tsutomu Takebe encouraged FPT students to pursue their dreams and write their own stories.

Prof. Tsutomu Takebe gives the lecture entitled “The spirit of living in Global Village”

At the end of the ceremony, FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh and Rector of FPT University Nguyen Khac Thanh presented Prof. Tsutomu Takebe with the tile Honorary Professor. Professor Tsutomu Takebe sent his thanks to the leaders of FPT Education: “I feel extremely honored to receive the title of Honorary Professor presented by FPT Education. I will continue to study to deserve this title. I’m looking for further cooperation with FPT Corporation in the future.”


Honorary Professorship Conferment on Professor Tsutomu Takebe