Tour to Support Hokkaido by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Support Tour with the Hokkaido Government for the diplomatic corps in Japan from November 19 to 20, in response to the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake that occurred on September 6th. This tour will be led by Ms. Toshiko Abe, State Minisiter for Foreign Affairs.
2. It is expected that the diplomatic corps in Japan will deepen their understanding through this tour and actively disseminate information on the situation of Hokkaido’s recovery from the disaster and the safety in terms of tourism.
3. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organises Study Tours every year 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.
[Reference] Tentative Itinerary (Places of visit)
Okurayama viewing point, Sapporo Olympic Museum, Kikkogura (Tanaka Sake Brewery), Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Nishiyama seimen (ramen noodle factory)