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Hiroshima and Guanajuato sign twinning arrangement

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Silao, Gto. – On Monday August 15, the Governor of the state of Guanajuato, Miguel Márquez Márquez received an official delegation from Hiroshima, Japan.

At this event, an important agreement of friendship and understanding between the state of Guanajuato and the Prefecture of Hiroshima was signed.

Márquez Márquez declared: “With this collaboration between Guanajuato and our counterpart in Hiroshima Prefecture, Hidehiko Yuzaki, the goodwill ties will be strengthened, and we can promote the understanding and cooperation between our two governments, exchange knowledge; and boost the development and implementation of joint activities in areas of common interest, such as economy, education, culture, tourism and sports.


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On August 2, the Governor of Guanajuato, Miguel Marquez Marquez also received the delegation of  entrepreneurs from the “Japanese National Chamber of Commerce and Industry” integrated by 25 members, who are interested in developing several industrial projects in different areas, such as automotive, aerospace, electronics and educational in order to consolidate further investments for Guanajuato.


As part of this agreement, a “Youth Exchange International Program” is taking place between Guanajuato and Hiroshima.

Japanese high school students: Rin Sakiyama, Hiraku Kitayama and Miko Tashima were selected to participate in this cultural and educational exchange; therefore, they traveled to Guanajuato along with Takeshi Okoda, Hiroshima International Relations Director.


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Márquez Márquez was also accompanied by State Secretary of Education, Eusebio Vega Perez, who stated that the twinning with Hiroshima not only contributes to trigger more foreign direct investment in areas such as the automotive industry, but it also benefits other important issues such as human capital and social development.

The governor reported that during the second semester of 2016: 50 Guanajuatenses students will be traveling to Hiroshima, Japan in order to participate in different cultural and educational activities as part of this exchange.

Source: http://periodicocorreo.com.mx/

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