Japanese language speech contest takes place

Society | Education
2015-11-17 17:12:16

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 14th national Japanese Language speech contest, sponsored by the Khan Bank Foundation for the third year, was organized themed “My Esteemed Word” on November 14. This news was published Tuesday on the Khan Bank’s website.

The Khan Bank Foundation has been sponsoring various projects and programs aimed at improving the education and skills of Mongolia’s future generations. The Khan Bank Foundation has a tradition of providing the best participants with the opportunity to visit areas of historic value and natural beauty in Japan.

Since the number of students and pupils who are studying Japanese language has been increasing year by year, the contest is aimed to promote Japanese language and culture, as well as enhancing cooperation between teachers and students.

The Japanese language is one of the ten most spoken languages in the world with 132 million people speaking Japanese language nowadays. Students from 15 universities and institutes competed in the first round of the contest, which was organized on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of preparing the Japanese speaking workforce in Mongolia, and 16 students were selected for the final round.

Out of these 16 best participants, student of the Law School of the Mongolian National University B.Enkhjin came first for her remarkable speaking skills and talent, and received a travel voucher to Japan from the Khan Bank Foundation.