Ms. Satsuki Katayama, Minister of State for Special Missions visited Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town
12 16, 2018
Fujisawa SST Council
Messrs. Satsuki Katayama, Minister of State for the Promotion of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan, Kenji Shuto, the Special Assistant to the Governor, Kanagawa Prefectural Government and Tsuneo Suzuki, the Mayor of Fujisawa City, visited the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (“Fujisawa SST”) on December 15, 2018.
Their visit to Fujisawa SST was realized since Kanagawa prefecture was selected as 1) one of “futuristic cities of SDGs“ out of 29 autonomous bodies in total, announced on June 15 by the Cabinet Office after their invitation for application; and 2) at the same time, selected as one of the “Autonomous community’s Model Projects (10 projects are selected here)” which are regarded as more pioneering projects among “futuristic cities of SDGs”.
They visited our office of the Town Management company model house and the “Wellness SQUEARE”, the complex facility for the Health, Wellness, and education.
* SDGs: abbreviation for “Sustainable Development Goals”.
This was adopted by the UN (United Nations)’s unanimous approval in 2015. The approval consists of 17 objects to be achieved by the year 2030.
・(Kanagawa prefecture) We have been selected for “futuristic cities of SDGs” and “Autonomous community’s Model Projects”