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Study Tour to the Cities of Takaoka and Kanazawa by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan

January 10, 2018

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour jointly with three municipalities (Toyama Prefecture, Takaoka City, and Kanazawa City) for the diplomatic corps stationed in Japan from January 17 to 18.

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 history, culture, tourism, products and industries to diplomats posted in Japan.

3. During this Study Tour, the diplomatic corps will visit history, culture, tourism and industry-related facilities of the Cities of Takaoka and Kanazawa, and it is expected that their understanding of the said cities will be deepened through this Tour.

4. Expected participants: 22 diplomats (including their family members) from 14 countries

El Salvador, Armenia, Jamaica, Argentine, Colombia, Kosovo, Austria,
Indonesia, Urguay, Italy, Thailand, Qatar, Germany, Mozambique

[Reference] Tentative Itinerary (Places of visit)
Nousaku Corporation, Toyama Design Center, Zuiryu-ji Temple, Kiyoto Sake Brewery,
Takaoka Mikurumayama Museum, Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum, Gold Leaf “Sakuda”,
Geisha House “Shima”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kenrokuen Garden, Maida Kaga Yuzen Studio

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