Visit of State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

August 8th, 2018



Mr. Toshiei Mizuochi, State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, visited Iceland from the 7th to 9th of August 2018. During the visit, the State Minister had a meeting with Ms. Lilja Alfreðsdóttir, Minister of Education, Science and Culture and Ms. Ásta Magnúsdóttir, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry. Increased cooperation in the area of education, science technology and the the Arctic issue were the main discussion topics during the meeting. The State Minister also had an opportunity to visit Rannís, the Icelandic Centre for Research, as well as the Hellisheiði geothermal power plant.