A five member team of senior government officials from the State (prefecture) of Toyama in Japan, headed by Urushibata, Director General, Tourism & Regional Promotion Bureau, visited Sri City on Thursday.

Ramesh Subramaniam, President, Sri City Foundation briefed the delegates on the infrastructure and the unique features of Sri City.

The Japanese team is in India and exploring the potential for ‘Sister State’ agreement between Toyama Prefecture and the State of Andhra Pradesh. The delegation met AP Chief Minister N Chandrababau Naidu yesterday.

In this backdrop, for assessing the business potential and explore the investment opportunities in AP, particularly in Sri City, the team is touring the state. Toyama is the leading industrial state on the west coast of Japan.

Ravindra Sannareddy, Managing Director, Sri City, said, “Both Toyama and AP have strong synergies that can translate into mutually rewarding business associations. Visit will strengthen the bilateral economic and trade relations.”

Other members in the team included Kamei, Executive Director, Commerce, Industry & Labor Department, Niki, Senior Associate Director, Promotion & Development, Pharmaceutical Policy Division and Yoshizawa, Assistant Director, International Affairs Division