Hiroki Okuno

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Shimane city looks to revive unique Bhutan friendship pact

Mar 23, 2012

Shimane city looks to revive unique Bhutan friendship pact

The city of Hamada in Shimane Prefecture plans to form a friendship agreement with Bhutan, after merging with a small town that had established ties with the tiny Himalayan state. The town of Misumi concluded a friendship accord with Bhutan in 1994, but exchanges ...