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Handa-Bhutan Youth Exchange Programme
Handa, Japan
13th - 23rd July 2015

 

The office received an invitation from Handa-Bhutan Youth Friendship Association of Handa City, Japan for participation in the short-period exchange program in Handa, Japan from 13th July to 23rd July 2015.

 

The invitation was extended to further strengthen mutual relationship between the people of Handa and Bhutan and broaden understanding of culture, traditions and lifestyle of the two countries.  Since 2009, youth and adults from both the countries have been actively involved and have helped enriching young people with positive values and leadership skills through short-term home stay exchange program. 

 

For the program, four students (2 boys + 2 girls) of aged between 12 to 15 years and one escort from Bumthang Dzongkhag attended the program.  They visited one of the Middle Secondary School in Handa and took part in cultural exchange program with Japanese children.  

Sl. No.

Name

Class

School

Name of Father

Occupation

1

Ngawang Tshomo

X

Chumey MSS

Rinchen Namgay

Research Officer, Ugyen Wangchuk Institute of Conservation and Environment, Bumthang

2

Ugyen Choden

IX

Jakar HSS

Sangay

Farmer, Bumthang

3

Pema Wangchen

IX

Jakar HSS

Thupten

Businessman, Gangri Bakery, Bumthang

4

Karma Lekden Wangchuk

VIII

Wangdichholing LSS

Karna Bdr. Samal

Specialist, Water Shed Management, Thimphu

5

Tshewang Dorji, Escort Teacher, Wangdichholing LSS, Bumthang