September 28, 2016
Kyoto city council held the sign language training for its councilors on September 28 for the first time in order to deepen the understanding to sign language. (photo)
All the 67 members participated, learned how to sign for a greeting and self-introduction, making an effort toward acquisition.
"The regulation aiming at big-hearted symbiosis society Sign Language connects" (Sign Language regulation) proposed by the councilors has been approved by an unanimous vote in March this year.
The council chairperson who proposed training spoke, "The event promoted the councilors to grow interest in sign language."