Related Events 01 Promoting Osaka through the G20 Osaka Summit
Osaka Prefectural Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura, Chairman of the Kansai Promotion Council for the 2019 G20 Osaka Summit, greeted attendees, declaring that, "I am absolutely delighted that Osaka is able to host this international meeting. Let us welcome everyone from around the world to our beautiful Osaka. Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui, Deputy Chairman of the Kansai Promotion Council, also told that, "Media representatives around the world will gather in Osaka. I would like to convey Japan's splendor and Osaka's virtues with a spirit of hospitality." Takeshi Akahori, Secretary-General for the G20 Summit from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, similarly referred to Osaka's spirit of hospitality in his appeal, commenting that "There is only one month to go. I would like to ask for your continued appreciation and support of this event."