Activities - Regional workshop organized by JICA Alumni Association in Lebanon (Leba-JICA)

Regional workshop organized by JICA Alumni Association in Lebanon (Leba-JICA)

Project Description


Le Pristol Hotel —Beirut Lebanon


22,23 January 2010

Upon an invitation from JICA Alumni in Lebanon, JICA Alumni in Egypt accepted to share in the above mentioned workshop
to represent Egypt and to activate the relationships with other JICA Alumni in other countries. So JICA Alumni Egypt nominated the below members:

  • Eng. Mohamed Magdy Gooda, Chairman of JICA Alumni Egypt.
  • Dr. Mohamed Magdy Zaki, who was asked to prepare and present the infrastructure of quality in Egypt,
  • 2- Agenda of workshop
    The workshop had been held for 2 days as follows:

    Opening at 9:30 AM by: H.E. Minister of Industry and H.E. Ambassador of Japan in Lebanon
  • Representative of Ministry of Tourism and JICA Syria office
  • 10:30AM— 16:40 PM
  • Instruments for quality assurance
  • Quality infrastructure in Japan, Lebanon, Syria, Jordon and Egypt.
  • Consultancies, Certification, Accreditation, Mutual Recog, Agreement.
  • Food Safely Regulation in Arab award for Quality inTourism.
  • 23/1/2010
  • 10:00 AM, Visit to SANITA factory in Beirut.
  • 12:00 PM, group lunch, wrap up and Recommendations.
  • 13:30 PM, group discussions.
  • 3- Suggestions and Recommendations:

    We can summaries this in the following points:

  • Exchanging information and countries experiences through communication and holding meetings between regional countries.
  • Requesting JICA support and cooperation by dispatching experts and senior volunteers and fellowships in Japan in the fields of Total
    Quality Management, Q.A. System in plants, Q.C.
    new 7 Tools, Q. Deployment Function,. . .etc.
  • Organizing visits to standard laboratories, and quality projects in Arab countries.
  • Four members from four countries were selected to follow-up above mentioned
  • recommendations:

  • Dr. Moaz Al khayat Syria
  • Mr. Rushdi Alqam Jordon
  • Dr. Mohamed Magdy Egypt
  • Ms. Manal Yassin Lebanon
  • 4- Conclusion

    Our thanks to JICA office in Egypt and JICA Alumni Egypt to give us the opportunity to attend the workshop and to activate the relationships with other JICA Alumni’s and we suggest to arrange another workshop to be held in Egypt throw 2010 and invite members ,experts from Japan and the regional countries including Libya, Sudan, Tunisia. . .etc.

    The suggested subjects could be:

  • Pilot projects of quality system in Arab countries.
  • Productivity Increasing and Quality Management System.