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NEWS 22nd February 2017

MANCHESTER STRENGHTHENS RELATIONSHIP WITH JAPAN BY WELCOMING NEW AMBASSADOR

Manchester will welcome the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mr Koji Tsuruoka to the city on Tuesday 21st February. The visit aims to celebrate the region’s relationship with Japan, whilst showcasing Greater Manchester as an investment and business destination for Japanese investors, especially in the areas science, innovation, infrastructure and transport. Japan is an important partner…

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Manchester is the Northwest’s forward looking and inspirational city region. It is a world-class business and investment location with all the benefits and attractions of a vibrant European metropolis.

The geographical area of the Manchester City Region covers the ten local authorities of Greater Manchester – Bury, Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan – and stretches out to encompass areas such as Macclesfield and Warrington, comprising the expansive travel to work area for the conurbation core.


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