a formal working relationship between London and Tokyo and enables each to exchange best practice and learn from each other’s policies with the aim of making the two cities better places to both live and work in.
It sounds like both cities will be looking at what each other does best and also where they trip up.
Interestingly enough both Tokyo and London are in the same neck of the woods according to the annual 'World-wide Quality of Living Survey'. Tokyo is at 34 with London trailing slightly at 39 (Zurich comes out top again which always brings to mind Orson Welles in The Third Man pointing out the cultural significance of the cuckoo clock).
Let's hope Ken and Ishihara can sort that out.