Reception for the Port of Nagoya promotion

On August 3, on the occasion of the visit of the Port of Nagoya promotion mission to Belgium, Minister Maekawa, Deputy Chief of Mission, attended the reception for promoting the Port of Nagoya, together with the representatives of the Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge, as well as Japanese companies established in Belgium. In his speech, Minister Maekawa celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Port of Nagoya’s partnership with the Port of Antwerp (they are sister ports since 2013), as well as the 5th anniversary of the partnership with the Port of Zeebrugge. He also expressed his expectations for further reinforcement of cooperation between the Port of Nagoya and its partner ports in Belgium, helped by excellent relations between Belgium and Japan as well as the new Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan.

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