March 19, 2019
On 19th of March, 2019, Management of JICA Kyrgyz Republic Office met with Mr. Arstanbek Sargaldayev - producer of the documentary film "600 days of faith" & founder of "MediaLab"and Mrs. Aigul Kubatova – film author and member of Executive Board of JICA Alumni.
In the meeting, Mr. Kikuchi Kazuhiko introduced his successor, new Chief Representative of JICA KR Office – Mr. Nemoto Naoyuki and received a disc with documentary film "600 days of faith" from the authors of the film for its further dissemination in Japan.
Mr. Kikuchi Kazuhiko expressed his appreciation to the authors for their contribution to strengthening of friendly relationship between Japanese and Kyrgyz people. He noted, that this documentary film has a deep historical meaning and told about his future plans to present the film in 12 JICA's domestic offices in Japan.
Mr. Sargaldayev Arstan told that production of this documentary film let him see the Kyrgyz people from another side and underlined that "even in the hardest periods, we should honor the name of human. Thanks to residences of Tamga village, all Japanese, prisoners of war returned back healthy and alive and had a long life". Film authors noted that they faced with difficulties in the process of film creation and despite on it, the film was produced.
In the end, parts expressed willingness to strengthen the friendship relationship between Japanese and Kyrgyz people.