English article: Diet staffers jump on tourism-promotion drive

June 28, 2015
Kuroda Saki, (left), a Diet's secretariat staff, shows 
tourists around the House of Representatives.

The Diet is making efforts to boost its appeal as a Tokyo tourist attraction, and members of the administrative staff who come up with good ideas have been pitching in and acting as tour guides.

The office of the House of Representatives has prepared a guidebook in seven languages and even made sign language guides available, said Saki Kuroda, 21, a staffer on the team.

On a recent tour, she greeted visitors in Japanese, English, Chinese and French while using sign language. 

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