The Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation “Misk” signed two memorandums of understanding in Japan. The first one was with Digital Hollywood University which is specialized in teaching and training designers and programmers of creative content like video games and cartoons. The Other one was with “Tamiya Co., Inc.”, one of the Japanese leading firms in manufacturing automobile models, for teaching applied engineering.
The two memorandums were signed during Misk Foundation’s visit to Japan last week. In addition to signing the memorandums, the visit aimed to explore the means of future cooperation with some leading scientific organizations in Japan.
The Secretary General of Misk Foundation, Mr. Bader Alasaker, emphasized that Misk Foundation is keen to offer distinguished initiatives through its global partnerships to teach and train the Saudi youth using advanced means and the best skills to foster national human resources and establish a Saudi knowledge-based non-oil-dependent economy.
He added, “We look forward to build stronger partnerships with Japanese companies and institutions in the future.”
The CEO of Digital Hollywood University, Mr. Takeshi Yoshimura, stated that the University strives to excel in teaching and training human resource in Asia to develop digital content and digital communication. He expressed that signing the memorandum is a great honor for the University as it contributes to the development of Saudi human resources leading the future of entertainment and content development. In addition, the partnership plan includes organizing extensive long-term courses and scholarships for Saudi students.
On the other hand, Tamiya Co., Ltd. develops, manufactures and sells models and plastic models globally and was founded in 1946. The Chairman and Representative Director of Tamiya Co., Mr. Shunsaku Tamiya, said that the company is honored to provide a Japanese mechanism to improve the engineering and manufacturing skills for the Saudi youth. He also Added that HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, is supporting and fostering the future of the new Saudi generation. Mr. Shunsaku Tamiya asserted the Company’s efforts to expand its activities and programs in Saudi Arabia to enable the Saudi youth in the technical fields.
The future partnerships between MiSK Foundation and Japan are planned to cover animation production and video game development through “Manga Productions, Inc.”, a subsidiary of the MiSK Foundation. Many meetings have been held with leading Japanese companies to coordinate the joint projects.