The BDT Director led an ITU mission to Japan from 23-24 March to participate in the ITU-MIC Wireless Broadband Networks for Asia Pacific Forum and to meet with key stakeholders from Japan and the region. During the visit, the Director met with the State Secretary and other senior officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC). He also met with members of the Japan ITU Association to share views and get industry insight and feedback. The Director visited the headquarters of ITU Sector Members Fujitsu, NTT, NTT Docomo and KDDI to review existing and possible new activities. And, the Director and his team met with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to explore potential collaboration on ICT development projects related to broadband connectivity for schools and under-served areas, capacity building and cyber-security among others, in developing and least developed countries.