Gov. McMaster in Greenville to talk business, sanctuary cities


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.

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