Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and some other governors will meet with Japanese government and business leaders during an economic development conference in downtown Detroit.
The 42nd Annual Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference begins Sunday and runs through Tuesday.READ MORE: Family Puzzled Over Missing Tree; CMU Says New One Coming
Granholm says in a release that the conference renews Michigan’s ties with Japan and strengthens partnerships in job creation, cultural relationships and environmental protection.READ MORE: 7 At Candlelight Vigil In Detroit Shot In Drive-By Incident
The Japanese ambassador to the U.S. and top officials with Michigan-based alternative energy companies are among those expected to attend.MORE NEWS: Officials In Shiawassee County Will Return Virus Bonuses
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)