The president of Massachusetts Hokkaido Association Ms. Kiyoko MORITA visited us to discuss the future plan for the exchange between Hokkaido and Massachusetts. She has contributed to the Sister-state relationship between Hokkaido and Massachusetts so much.
The members of the association are getting older and it may be tough to find her successor in Massachusetts but we have to run as long as we can to maintain the special relationship between the region, making the connection of the youths.
The special adviser to the Prime Minister of Tasmania Mr. Troy Crystal visited Sapporo again and paid a courtesy call to Vice Governor of Hokkaido Mr. Nakano to hand the letter from Tasmanian Prime Minister.
His Excellency Mr. Gediminas Varvuolis Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania paid a courtesy call on Secretary General to the Governor of Hokkaido with his predecessor Mr. Cudis.
Vietnamese international students kindly gave us their beautiful performance of songs and dance in the reception. Their traditional attires reminded me of their diligence and honesty.
It was the first time for me to take part in the reception hosted by Hokkaido-Vietnam Exchange Association. Former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, Cabinet Secretary Mr. Tsutomu TAKEBE deliver the opening speech as the President of the Association.
A wonderful messenger from the educational authority of New Zealand visited Sapporo and had a solid hours with the staff members of Hokkaido Board of Education who in charge of educational exchange. The timing of her visit was the best to discuss the educational future exchange between New Zealand and Hokkaido.
New Zealand seems to be used to receive international exchange and furthermore, has high degrees of skill to do that.
We are so looking forward to send and receive students between Hokkaido and New Zealand.
She was so nice wind from Tokyo !
Last but not least, I really appreciate the efforts exerted by Hokkaido BOE to enhance the international educational exchange of Hokkaido. In particular, special thanks to Mr. Takayuki IMAMURA, the real leader of Hokkaido education !
This is the office of Honorary Consulate of Lithuania. It is in the Headquarters office of Fujii Building Company near Nishi 11-chome subway station in Sapporo.