Reception Co-hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Governor of Wakayama Prefecture

November 4, 2016
Japanese

    1. On November 10, a Joint Reception will be held by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Governor of Wakayama Prefecture at the Iikura House.
    2. This reception is a program co-hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and a head of local government to promote a variety of charms of local municipalities by utilizing the Iikura House as a venue. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) supports local governments for regional revitalization and promotion of the local economy, while taking in the dynamic growth of overseas.
    3. Guests will be entertained by the exhibition of World Tsunami Awareness Day and the introduction of Wakayama's tourism and cuisine promotion program, the performance of tuna filleting event. "Charm" of Wakayama will be widely promoted to the diplomatic corps and foreign chambers of commerce stationed in Tokyo as well as tourist industry. 
    4. Prior to the reception, a seminar entitled " World Tsunami Awareness Day & Wakayama, Beautiful Destination " will be held by Wakayama Prefecture with the cooperation of MOFA.