The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) is one of the leading think tanks of Asia in the area of international cooperation and strategic affairs. JIIA promotes research, dialogue and publication with partnering research institutes from other countries.
On November 4, 2015, Mr. Syed Munir Khasru, Chairman, IPAG met the coounterparts in JIIA to strenghten think tank collaboration on bilateral issues and international affairs. The then Bnagladesh Ambassador to Japan Mr. Masud Bin Momen (currently Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, New York) also joined the discussion. JIIA was represented by Mr. Shingo Yamagami, Director General (Acting), Mr. Nabutaka Maekawa, Director (Research Coordination), Dr. Yasuyuki Ishida (Research Fellow). IPAG and JIIA agreed to closely work together on bilateral, regional, and international issues as well as startegic affairs and interfaith dialogue.