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Messages From the Governor


Message Following the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

April 16, 2019

The Honorable Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris

Dear Mayor Hidalgo,

I was saddened and shocked by the news of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral.

As leader of Tokyo, a friendship city of Paris, and on behalf of the citizens of Tokyo, I pray for the swift rebuilding of the cathedral.

We stand with Paris at this time of heartbreak.

Yours sincerely,

Yuriko Koike
Governor of Tokyo


Congratulatory messages exchanged between Governor of Tokyo and Mayor of Beijing

Congratulatory messages were exchanged between Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo, and the Honorable Chen Ji Ning, Mayor of Beijing, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of friendship city relationships between Tokyo and Beijing.

Details are available in Japanese. Please see this page.


Message of Condolence Following the Terrorist Attack in New York City

November 2, 2017

The Honorable Bill de Blasio
Mayor of New York City

Dear Mayor de Blasio,

I was deeply saddened and shocked by the tragic news from New York City. Such acts of terrorism are impermissible.

As the leader of Tokyo, a sister city of New York, and on behalf of the citizens of Tokyo, I pray for all the victims and express my sincere condolences to their families. Tokyo stands with New York City.

Yours sincerely,

Yuriko Koike
Governor of Tokyo


Message of Condolence Following the Terrorist Attack in London

June 5, 2017

The Honorable Sadiq Khan
Mayor of London

Dear Mayor Khan,

I was deeply saddened and shocked by the tragic terrorist attack at the popular London Bridge and Borough Market, which came just a few months after the Westminster attack in March. Such acts of terrorism are impermissible.

As the leader of Tokyo, a friendship city of London, and on behalf of the citizens of Tokyo, I pray for all the victims and express my sincere condolences to their families. Tokyo stands with London.

Yours sincerely,

Yuriko Koike
Governor of Tokyo

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