On September 18, H.E.Ms. Roxane de Bilderling, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Japan, Ms. Elisa Castaldo, Deputy Head of Mission and 2 other delegates from International Exchange Section of Kanazawa City paid a courtesy visit to President Koetsu Yamazaki. The Ambassador visits Kanazawa to attend an opening ceremony for the Belgian artist’s exhibition, which is held from the following day. The visit on this occasion was arranged because of the Kanazawa University has been fostering close relationships with institutions in the Kingdom of Belgium thorough students and researchers exchange. There were discussions about the possibility of further collaboration between institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of Belgium, and KU.