Meeting of the “Yokohama Committee for TICAD7 Promotion” convened

The meeting of the Yokohama Committee for TICAD7 Promotion was held at the Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu on July 2. Mayor Hayashi, the committee president, introduced projects related to the August conference to 62 members in attendance from local affiliates and related organizations. Guests included Mr. Shigeru Ushio, Director-General of the African Affairs Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Mr. Estifanos Afeworki Haile, Ambassador of Eritrea and Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps.