On 2nd March 2020, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic HE Mr. Miloslav Stašek and the Czech Ambassador HE Mr. Martin Tomčo ceremonially opened the new Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Naha, with jurisdiction throughout the region of Kyushu-Okinawa. Mr Hinedobu Inamine, who was appointed the Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Naha, is a successful businessman with strong links to the Czech Republic, in particular to the Czech glassmakers.