Reception Hosted by Foreign Minister Gemba on the Occasion of the National Meeting of City Mayors

June 4, 2012

  1. On Wednesday, June 6, Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will host a reception for supporting international exchanges by cities across the countries at the Iikura Guest House from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

  2. At this reception, mayors of cities across the countries, as well as diplomatic corps in Japan, will participate in exchanging opinions and views about international exchanges by local governments, such as sister city exchanges and economic exchanges.

  3. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports various kinds of international activities of local governments, and this reception will be held as part of such support.
    • (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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