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  • Building U.S.-Japan Ties in Hyogo-ken

    Building U.S.-Japan Ties in Hyogo-ken

    Sept. 12 - Consul General Greenberg paid a courtesy call on Governor Ido of Hyogo Prefecture.

  • Mayor Koshi and Consul General Allen Greenberg

    Visiting with Mayor Koshi of Otsu City

    Sept. 5 - Consul General Allen Greenberg visited Otsu Mayor Naomi Koshi on September 5. The Mayor described her vision for the city.

  • Seeing Lake Biwa Aboard the "Michigan"

    Seeing Lake Biwa Aboard the "Michigan"

    Sept. 5 - Consul General Greenberg took a short cruise on Lake Biwa on the locally made sternwheeler "Michigan" with American students from Lansing Community College who work on the ship as crews during the summer. Otsu is a sister city of Lansing, Michigan.

  • Reverend Kobori Kojitsu and Consul General Greenberg

    Enryakuji with Reverend Kobori Kojitsu

    Sept. 5 - Consul General Greenberg toured the Hiei-Zan Enryakuji Temple on the Kyoto-Shiga border, one of Japan’s World Heritage Sites, and saw the eternal light which has been burning there for over 1200 years.

  • : French CG-Charles-Henri Brosseau, Hiroshi Miyake-Member of House of Representatives, Vice Admiral Toshiyuki Ito, Kenji Yamada House of Representatives, U.S. Consul Brain DaRin

    Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the JMSDF

    Consul DaRin Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force on board the Shimokita

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