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Study Tour to Miyazaki Prefecture by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan

July 6, 2017

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour jointly with Miyazaki Prefecture for the diplomatic corps stationed in Japan from July 13 to 14. Mr. Shunsuke Takei, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs will accompany the diplomatic corps for the entire visit.

2. These Study Tours are held every year by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with local governments or bodies in order to showcase regional attractions such as culture, tourism, products and industries to diplomats posted in Japan.

3. During this Study Tour, the diplomatic corps will visit tourism, history, and education-related facilities of Miyazaki Prefecture, and it is expected that their understanding of the said area will be deepened through this Tour.

4. Expected participants : 20 diplomats (including their family members) from 14 countries and 1 delegation
  Urguay, European Union, Slovenia, India, Colombia, Republic of Congo, Switzerland, Indonesia,
  Haiti, Myanmar, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Germany, Singapore, Armenia

(Reference) Tentative Itinerary (Places of visit)
Gokase Winery, Takachiho Shrine, Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho Amaterasu Railway, Amano-Iwato Shrine, Amano-Yasugawara Cave, “Umisachi Yamasachi” Resort Express, Shochu and wine-themed facility “Kuramoto Aya Shusen No Mori”, Aya Junior High School, Aoshima Shrine

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