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20th Anniversary Reception of the Okinawa Liaison Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Minister Kishida’s visit to Okinawa)

February 7, 2017

1. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Okinawa Liaison Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will host a reception on Saturday, February 25, in Naha, Okinawa. Minister Fumio Kishida himself is scheduled to attend the reception if circumstances permit.

2. On this occasion Minister Kishida is scheduled to stay in Okinawa until Sunday, February 26, to attend events held as part of the initiative “Local to Global” Project that aims to promote the attractiveness of regional areas of Japan worldwide and to invite more tourists and investment.

3. While the detailed schedule is under consideartion, Minister Kishida will promote Okinawa’s attractiveness via various programs at the reception and participate in dialogue with local people on the topics to contribute to the revitalization of Okinawa.

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