日本鳥取縣九月將直航 日議長率團拜會中市議長|Taiwan launching direct flights to Tottori, Japan

▲日本鳥取縣議長藤繩喜和(左)率團拜訪台中市議會議長張清照(右),雙方承諾加強促進合作與情誼。 (圖/台中市議會提供2019.8.13)|Speaker of Tottori prefecture council(left) visit speaker of Taichung city council (right), both promise to improve collaboration and relationship with each other.
▲日本鳥取縣議長藤繩喜和(左)率團拜訪台中市議會議長張清照(右),雙方承諾加強促進合作與情誼。 (圖/台中市議會提供2019.8.13)|Speaker of Tottori prefecture council(left) visit speaker of Taichung city council (right), both promise to improve collaboration and relationship with each other.

【看英文中國郵報學英文】台中市與鳥取縣預計今年九月份開通直航,在直航開通前,日本鳥取縣議長藤繩喜和率團今(13)日拜訪台中市議會,議長張清照、副議長顏莉敏親自接待,雙方會談愉快並承諾加強促進台中市及鳥取縣的合作與情誼。

Taichung city will launch direct flights to the Japanese city, Tottori, in September. Politicians from Tottori arrived at Taichung on Aug. 13, and representatives of both regions had a pleasant meeting, and furthermore promised to work collaboratively in the future.

議長張清照、副議長顏莉敏熱情接待歡迎鳥縣議長藤繩喜和一行人,並致贈台中名產太陽餅及漆器盤,藤繩喜和則回贈日本酒和禮品。

Speakers of Taichung city council welcomed politicians from Tottori with famous Taiwanese goods such as pineapple cakes, as well as traditional handcraft lacquerware. In return, the Japanese brought well-known Japanese wine and other gifts.

張清照致詞時強調,鳥取縣與台中市友誼深厚,雙方在農業、觀光、文教體育上的互動頻繁而友好, 2017年及2018年也簽署了「觀光交流協定」和「友好交流協定」,今年更預計九月份會開通台中市與鳥取縣的直航,除了促進觀光發展,也能加強民間交流。

Speaker of Taichung city council emphasized the profound relationship the two regions share, mentioning their history of exchanges in the realms of agriculture, tourism, culture and education. The two cities already signed tourism exchange and friendship agreements in 2017 and 2018, and has announced to launch direct flights from September onwards, hoping to boost tourism and further facilitates cultural exchanges between the people. 

日本官方表示,25年前從原台中縣引進日木鳥取縣的梨穗開始,雙方便發展出深厚的友誼。藤繩喜和也承諾,明年二月他將主動率一百位成員包機來台中市參加台灣燈會。藤繩喜和也當面邀請張議長率團參加鳥取縣今年十月的大型自行車環縣盛事。

According to the Japanese officials, the friendship started with the import of Japanese pears from Tottori by then-Taichung County as far as 25 years ago. Speaker of Tottori promised, a group of at least 100 Japanese visitors would be in Taichung for its Lantern Festival show next February. He also invited his counterpart from Taichung to take part in the Great Earth Tottori Sugoi bicycle ride this October.