Cosmo Oil signs deal to expand Japanese language program in Abu Dhabi

Cosmo Oil Co. said Thursday that it has signed a document with the Abu Dhabi Education Council to expand the Japanese language teaching program that has been undertaken since September 2011 at the Applied Technology High School in Abu Dhabi.

It was also signed by Abu Dhabi Oil Co., a subsidiary of Cosmo, a major Japanese oil wholesaler, and Ritsumeikan Trust. Cosmo and Abu Dhabi Oil are providing financial support for the program, while Ritsumeikan is helping three Japanese teachers and supervising the curriculum, according to Cosmo.

The document also calls for expanded cooperation in sending students from Abu Dhabi to schools in Japan.