On October 20, 2017, a 30 member delegation, headed by the Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism (MDTCC) Honorable Dato’ Seri Hamzah bin Zainudin, paid a visit to Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU). The purpose of the visit was to deepen understanding about the consumer co-operative business in Japan and to use the experience gained to strengthen the co-operative business in Malaysia. Members of the delegation team were representatives of MDTCC cooperatives in Malaysia.
(L) Scene at the inspection of CO·OP Brand Product museum / (R) Group Photo
After being welcomed by HONDA Eiichi, President of JCCU, the delegates took a tour of the CO·OP Brand Product museum and had a lecture on the current situation of consumer co-ops in Japan with some exchanges. Honorable Dato’ Seri Hamzah bin Zainudin on behalf of delegates, mentioned his intention to strengthen cooperative relations between Malaysia and Japan cooperatives in the future.