This year's TICAD 7 official joint project (JETRO official side event) "Japan Africa Business Forum & EXPO" at the booth in Kobe City, VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) type drone Swift 021 We exhibited life-size models and panels.

Many people, including the mayor of Kobe, government officials, and business people, came to the booth, and there were various questions and requests for cooperation to President Matsushita and President Fukuoka.

TDB (Southern East Africa Trade Development Bank) and UNDP (United Nations Development Program) also talked about deepening cooperation with us for Africa. Expectations are increasing for future development with Africa.

[What is TICAD?]

It stands for Tokyo International Conference on African Development, and it is an international conference on the theme of African development. Since 1993, led by the government of Japan, United Nations, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), African Union Committee (AU)

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Masahisa Sato & President Kenji Fukuoka

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Mr. H.E. Soraya Hakuziyaremye, Minister of Industry of Rwanda (third from left) & everyone involved.

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Kobe Mayor Kizo Hisamoto (right) & President Kenji Fukuoka (center)

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Mr. Yoshihiro Seki, Deputy Minister of Economy, Trade & Industry (center) Mr. Masao Kakiuchi, General Manager of Kobe City New Industry (right) Nick Barua Chief Strategy Officer

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