[Ambassador] Komatsu-Vilvoorde 50th anniversary celebration

On 24th April, the ceremony for 50th anniversary of the twinning between the cities of Komatsu and Vilvoorde was held in the city hall of Vilvoorde, with the participation of Mr Hans Bonte, Mayor of Vilvoorde, Mr MIYAHASHI Shoei, Mayor of Komatsu, Mr Johan Serkeyn, Chairman of Vilvoorde City Council, Mr NITTA Hiroyuki, Chairman of Komatsu City Council, and other officials. Ambassador Mikami also attended the ceremony.

Since the establishment of sister-cities relationship between Komatsu and Vilvoorde in 1974, they developed various cooperation such as economic, cultural and people-to-people exchange. During the ceremony, two mayors confirmed a variety of cooperation till today, and participants signed the reaffirmation of sister-city relations for further continued cooperation.