Visit of Minister for Reconstruction


September 7th, 2018


Mr. Masayoshi Yoshino, Minister for Reconstruction, visited Iceland from the 6th to 8th of September 2018. During the visit, the Minister had meetings with H.E. Ms. Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir, Minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation and Ms. Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the parliament. Minister Yoshino explained about the current situation in Tohoku, affected area of the Great East Japan Earthquake, and its tireless efforts to eliminate the reputation damage of the region. The Minister also visitied the Hellisheiði geothermal power plant.