TOMODACHI Press Conference with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida

March 10, 2015 at 6pm - 9pm


TOMODACHI program participants, USJC President Irene Hirano Inouye and Ambassador Caroline Kennedy met with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo on March 10. Topics they discussed include U.S.-Japan cooperation in the recovery of the Tohoku region, the experience of the TOMODACHI program participants, and the multigenerational effort to strengthen U.S.-Japan relations. This press release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) includes a detailed summary of the discussion (in Japanese). Combined with the press release about the 2015 JALD delegates meeting Prime Minister Abe, USJC was on the MOFA website two days in a row!

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