The Embassy of the Republic of Fiji, Tokyo recently visited Miyagi Prefecture as part of its outreach program seeking greater engagement with the wider Japanese society. Ambassador HE Mr Isikeli Mataitoga called on Governor Yoshihiro Murai, at the Governor’s Office on Tuesday 27 November 2012 for courtesies and to introduce to the Governor the Fiji Business Seminar schedule to be held on Wednesday 28 November 2012.
The Governor expressed appreciation for Fiji’s assistance following the devastating tsunami that struck Japan recently. Fiji is currently hosting university and secondary school level students from the Tohoku Region that was devastated by the tsunami, in which seven students are from Miyagi prefecture.
The Governor further thanked the Ambassador for visiting Miyagi and for promoting close trade and investment cooperation between Miyagi prefecture and Fiji. This is a good start and he was confident that Fiji and Miyagi Prefecture relations will grow from now on.