Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, a special advisor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will visit Germany, France, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore on Feb. 13-21. As the person in charge of promoting Japan’s export of farm produce, he will discuss agricultural matters with cabinet ministers in those countries and exchange with them opinions on increasing Japan’s shipments of organic food and wagyu beef. In Germany, he will attend an organic food fair. In the UAE, he will tour the largest food exhibition in the Middle East. In Singapore, he will attend a Japanese-government-hosted awamori rice liquor tasting event and other promotional events.