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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 has a real pull for businesses to come and set up here.”
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Living in Manchester

Dining outside in CastlefieldWhether you are interested in music and the performing arts, sport and leisure, or tourism and heritage, Greater Manchester has something on offer for everybody. The city region is, and always has been, a great place for living life to the full.

From the natural beauty of the Pennines and the Peak District to the buzzing urban cool of the city centre, there really is something to suit every lifestyle in Greater Manchester. World-class architecture and international attractions make Manchester one of the most visited cities in the UK and having more than 105,000 students gives the city a cosmopolitan and vibrant edge.

Manchester was named by The Economist Intelligence Unit in 2014 among the world’s 50 most liveable cities ahead of London, New York and Rome. A key reason for Manchester’s continued popularity is the amount of public and private sector investment that has transformed the area in the last twenty years.

In spite of its qualities and popularity, Manchester is a cost-effective location, something that is reflected across the board from housing costs to leisure and entertainment. You get much more for your money living in Manchester, an important factor in recruiting and attracting people to work here.

 

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