Three municipalities join forces with AEON

Ahead of the scheduled opening of the ‘AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom’ next month at the former site of the Awase golf course, Kitanakagusuku Village, Okinawa City and Chatan Town collectively set up a liaison council for the regional promotion of the Rycom district.

On Mar. 12th, the liaison council entered into a comprehensive regional development cooperation arrangement with the AEON Mall Chiba and AEON Ryukyu.  The three municipal governments will work together towards regional improvement taking advantage of the resources of the AEON group.

The liaison council was launched with the entry of the Okinawa City, Chatan Town and Kitanakagusuku Village Chambers of Commerce on Feb. 16th.  The liaison council, AEON Mall and AEON Ryukyu have affirmed, in the framework agreement, their cooperation in ‘tourism business’, ‘promotion of traditional performing arts’ and ‘improvement of local production for local consumption and promotion of local products’.