The Governor of Nagano Prefecture, Mr. Shuichi Abe visited Colorado with a delegation from Sunday, August 21st through Friday, August 26th. The delegation consisted of members of the Nagano Employer's Association and official from Nagano Prefecture.
During their talk with Consul-General Ito, Governor Abe said he has much to learn about Colorado's efforts toward innovation and would like to strengthen relations between Nagano and Colorado in the future.
On Thursday, the 25th, Governor Abe and delegation met with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and exchanged opinions on promoting business and academic exchange. In addition, the delegation attended luncheons hosted by the Mayors of Longmont and Broomfield. They also visited progressive local companies and universities where they engaged in lively opinion exchanges.
As a Japanese Consulate in Denver, we will encourage and support mutual exchange between Nagano and Colorado.