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Study Tour to Asakusa District by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan

February 14, 2018

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour jointly with Taito City Government for the diplomatic corps stationed in Japan on February 21.

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 culture, and tourism-related facilities of Asakusa, and it is expected that their understanding of the said District will be deepened through this Tour.

4. Expected participants : 30 diplomats (including their family members) from 20 countries

El Salvador, Armenia, Mexico, Samoa, Denmark, Ethiopia, Moldova, Kyrgyz, Colombia, Switzerland,
Romania, Morocco, Pakistan, Nigeria, Egypt, Mali, Lebanon, Philippines, Myanmar, Italy

[Reference] Tentative Itinerary (Places of visit)
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center, Kaminarimon Gate, Nakamise Shopping Street, Sensoji Temple, Japanese Restaurant “Kaiseki Hisagoan”

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