Gov. Phil Bryant, other regional governors in Japan for trade conference

JACKSON, Mississippi — Republican Phil Bryant of Mississippi is one of five Southeastern U.S. governors in Japan for a trade conference.

Bryant, his chief of staff Kirk Sims and Mississippi Development Authority employees are in Tokyo attending the 35th annual joint meeting of the Southeast U.S./Japan and Japan-U.S. Southeast Associations, Bryant’s office said Thursday.
The gathering started Thursday and ends Saturday.