- Associated Press - Friday, September 15, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Eric Holcomb is concluding his Japanese trade mission, where he toured cultural sites and met with business and government officials.

The Republican was returning home Friday. The week-long trip was his first official visit to the country.

Holcomb kicked off the trip with a visit to and Tochigi Prefecture, Indiana’s sister state. He had a basketball free-throw contest with Gov. Tomikazu Fukuda and visited the grave of one of Japan’s most famous Shoguns. Shoguns were rulers in feudal Japan.


TOP STORIES
Rand Paul fears impeachment will 'dumb down and destroy the country'
'I was wrong': James Comey admits 'real sloppiness' in Russia probe
Melania Trump spox says Greta Thunberg fair game: Barron 'not an activist who travels the globe'


He also attended the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference, an annual meeting that draws business and government representatives from 10 Midwestern states and Japan.

He spent the last three days in Aichi Prefecture, which is home to nearly 70 companies with operations in Indiana.



Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide