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Study Tour in Yokosuka City by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan

May 17, 2016

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour jointly with Yokosuka City Government for the diplomatic corps stationed in Japan on May 23.

2. These regional study tours are held every year by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with local governments in order to showcase regional attractions such as culture and industries to diplomats posted in Japan.

3. During this Study Tour, the diplomatic corps will visit the city’s research, tourism, and history-related facilities, and it is expected that by this Tour their understanding of Yokosuka City will be deepened.

4. Expected participants : 35 diplomats (including their spouses) from 23 countries

Bahrain, Papua New Guinea, Romania, Lithuania, Algeria, Moldova, Mozambique, Jordan, Democratic Republic of Congo,
Iraq, Syria, Panama, Thailand, Iran, Ukraine, Kenya, Djibouti, Viet Nam, Qatar, Chile, United States of America, China, Germany

(Reference) Tentative Itinerary
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Kannonzaki Keikyu Hotel, Kurihama Flower Park, Yokosuka Naval Port Cruise, Memorial Ship MIKASA, and Yokosuka Port Market

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