March 3, 2011 Guests
Guest : Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Hon. Truong Hoa Binh (Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court)
Mrs. Nguyen Minh Phuong (Spouse of the Chief Justice)
Hon. Nguyen Hong Son (Chief Judge of Appellate Court of the Supreme People's Court in Danang)
Mr. Nguyen Van Thuan (Secretary of the Chief Justice)
Mr. Pham Ngoc Ha (Director of Organization and Personnel Department, the Supreme People's Court)
Mr. Chu Trung Dung (Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department, the Supreme People's Court)
The group led by the Hon. Truong Hoa Binh, Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam that is visiting on behalf of an exchange program for supreme court justices has visited Miraikan. This time's visit was actualized through the strong desire of the Chief Justice Binh, who had a strong interest toward Miraikan and its exhibition of Japan's cutting-edge science and technology.
In the meeting with Chief Executive Director Mamoru Mohri, opinions were exchanged on a wide range of topics such as the role of science in law, the development of science and law, the roles of the science museum in society, and cutting-edge science and society.
As Director Mohri expressed how he hopes to help in the development of science museums in Vietnam as a part of Asia, the Chief Justice expressed how they would want to learn from the experience and knowledge of Japan since the development of science museums in Vietnam is something that is just beginning.
After the meeting, the group viewed the International Space Station and Shinkai 6500 with the guidance of a Miraikan Science Communicator and eagerly listened to an explanation concerning the museum's "TSUNAGARI" Project.