GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is slated to speak at the 40th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast United States/Japan Association Monday in Greenville. The event brings together many political and business leaders from around the Southeastern United States and Japan.
Other people attending include:
- Bobby Hitt, South Carolina Secretary of Commerce
- Minor Shaw, Southeast United States/Japan Association Chairman
- Teruo Asada, Japan-United States Southeast Association Chairman
- James Zumwalt, Sasakawa USA Chief Executive Officer and former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Guinea Bissau
- Heads of Delegation from six other states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee.
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The mission of the Southeast United States/Japan Association and the Japan-United States Southeast Association is to promote mutual ties of investment, trade education, tourism and friendly relations between Japan and seven southeastern member states – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Following his appearance at the conference, Gov. McMaster plans to hold a press conference to announce a proposal to prohibit sanctuary cities in South Carolina.
Stay tuned – Monday we unveil plans to beef up laws to prevent sanctuary cities in SC.
— Henry McMaster (@henrymcmaster) October 20, 2017