Japanese Ambassador, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto, Delivers Lecture at CUE

On February 21st, 2024, the Japanese Ambassador, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto, delivered a lecture at the #CUE campus, titled “Japan’s Modernization and its Lessons for the Future of Iraq and Kurdistan”. During the lecture, Mr. Masumoto spoke about many similar historical challenges between Japan and Iraq. He highlighted Japan’s history throughout the 16th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Reflecting upon the historical challenges of Japan and the changes that occurred throughout time, including the country’s modernization, Mr. Masumoto spoke about the similarities that can be drawn out and the important lessons that Iraq can benefit from or implement for the future.