Okinawa will become a bridge between Japan and Asia
Located within 4 - 5 hours of the booming East and Southeast Asia, Okinawa is attracting attention as Asia’s
gateway to Japan.Okinawa Prefecture will cooperate with Japan and the Asian region to accelerate economic development.
Sho Hashi unifies Ryukyu (Sanzan)
King Sho Taikyu casts the "Bridge of Nations" Bell
The "Bridge of Nations" Bell
(housed at Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum)
Okinawa has been trading with China and Southeast Asian countries since ancient times, and has developed carrying out its role as a bridge between the world's nations.
Okinawa reverts to Japanese control
Kyushu-Okinawa Summit is held and the Shurijo Castle and other sites are registered as World Heritage sites
Okinawa will continue to grow as a bridge between Asia and Japan and the world.
Okinawa Prefecture Asian Economic Strategy Initiative
Okinawa’s economy will grow, and development will accelerate.
With Asian countries now experiencing rapid economic growth, Okinawa Prefecture formulated the “Okinawa Prefecture Asian Economic Strategy Initiative” as a guide aimed at economic exchange between, and the industrial development of, Okinawa and the Asian region in the future. We would like to accelerate the economic development of Okinawa and contribute to the development of Asia as a whole by using this strategy initiative to realize an “Okinawa where goods, information and services gather,”an“Okinawa where Japanese and overseas companies assemble,” and an “Okinawa where people congregate from Japan and all over the world.”
The Okinawa of the Future - An Image
Making Okinawa a treasure house for all nations in the spirit of brotherhood
Okinawa Prefecture Asian Economic Strategy Initiative – An Image
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