The library of the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai supports the invited overseas foreign-service officers and public officials, the participants in the Japanese-Language programs from overseas, and the researchers both in Japan and abroad and opens up its collection of materials.
The collection has books introducing Japanese culture and society and collects information and materials about understanding Japan and fields related to Japan in multiple languages, and many Japanese books translated into a variety of languages.
This time, we have selected the four Best Readers from the Japanese-Language Programs for Foreign-Service Officers and Public Officials who borrowed the most books and magazines etc. from the Institute's library during their eight-month program period from September 2018 to May 2019.
1st Place 157 books Afeek (Malaysia - Foreign Service Officer)
2nd Place 54 books Ken(Republic of Guatemala - Foreign Service Officer)
3rd place 40 books Clara(Republic of Colombia - Foreign Service Officer)
3rd place 40 books Coci (Republic of North Macedonia- Foreign Service Officer)
A message of congratulations and a memorial item was presented to them.