Diplomats Study Tour to Chiba Held Successful
The group visited Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), among the 7 universities in Japan specialized in language studies. The university tour was followed by Makuhari Messe, site-inspection, the foremost and one of the largest convention facility in Japan serving as home to many local and international gatherings. Next were Fasotec, a cutting-edge company that provides different types of solution to manufacturing and surgical industries as well as innovative surgical training platforms based on simulated experience, and Weathernews, a weather forecast company supplying information to about 50 countries worldwide. The National Institute for Quantum & Radiological Science and Technology (QST), a medical institution for radiation specialized in the treatment of cancer, and also serves as emergency radiation medical institution was visited last.
For them to understand Chiba deeper, Vice-Governor Shinsuke Takigawa welcomed them with a special presentation about Chiba Prefecture mainly focused on the industry and tourism, and Chiba as venue for the coming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The prefecture’s mascot, CHI-BA+KUN was also present to welcome the guests. Moreover, at the welcome banquet, Chiba City Mayor Toshihito Kumagai marked the opening by addressing the audience through his welcoming speech. As representative of the visiting party, Ambassador Air Vice Marshal Abu Basatu of the Embassy of Republic of Zimbabwe expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chiba for organizing the event.