(Translated into English from a Japanese article via nikkansports.com)
Today the Iris Princesses went to Tokyo to visit the 24th Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. The Iris Princess invited Abe to the Itako Iris Festival. “We look forward to welcoming Prime Minister” said Iris Princes Saori Sekiguchi (25) in her yukata, while looking at the prime minister with a smile, “we think you should go.”
According to Mazda Chiharu,the mayor who also attended, he expressed his worry to Prime Minister Abe about the recovery status of tourist arrivals after the Great East Japan Earthquake.