Kyushu governors favour Nagasaki IR bid

A Nagasaki IR has received major support in south Japan.
A Nagasaki IR has received major support in south Japan.

The Kyushu Governor’s Association confirmed their support for a Nagasaki IR bid as the casino industry nears in Japan.

Japan.- The Japanese government seems to have delayed the casino industry’s arrival but regional governments are still preparing themselves. That’s why the Kyushu Governor’s Association confirmed its support for a Nagasaki IR bid.

The authorities met in the city of Iki and confirmed the wanted a spot for the region’s development. They passed a special resolution and agreed to support the efforts to develop a venue.

The seven prefectures on Kyushu island took part: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki and Kagoshima. Furthermore, Yamaguchi Prefecture and Okinawa favoured Nagasaki’s bid.

The group has been rebranded as the Kyushu Regional Strategy Conference and will begin to establish a project team. Its job will be to support the push in the area.

“If the Kyushu-Nagasaki IR proceeds, we believe it will offer a tremendous boost and further support to our tourism and economic efforts. We aim to have the Kyushu-Nagasaki IR supported by our “All-Kyushu” campaign which will be led together by all of the prefectures within Greater Kyushu,” Hōdō Nakamura, the governor of the Nagasaki Prefecture, stated.

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