Visit to the Consular Office of Japan in Portland by Representatives of the Dalles-Miyoshi Sister-City Association

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On Friday, October 28th the Consular Office of Japan in Portland received visitors from The Dalles-Miyoshi Sister-City Association. Miyoshi is located in Tokushima Prefecture and the visitors to the office included the head of the Miyoshi Association for International Relations, members of The Dalles Sister-Cities Association and representatives of The Dalles City Council.

In 2003 a sister-city relationship was established between The Dalles and the city of Ikeda in Tokushima. In 2006 Ikeda was annexed and absorbed into the city of Miyoshi. In all, The Dalles and Miyoshi have now enjoyed a thirteen year-long relationship.