Japanese delegation meets Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 22:39

Ahmedabad: A Japanese delegation led by the
country`s Ambassador, Akitaka Saiki, on Tuesday met the Gujarat
Chief Minister Narendra Modi here.

The delegation held discussions on mutual participation
in the various projects under implementation here, including
Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and Dedicated Freight
Corridor, a joint venture of India and Japan.

"The Japanese industry and government is looking forward
to increase their participation and investment in Gujarat,"
Saiki said.

Japan would be happy to participate in infrastructure
projects including desalination-based water supply projects
here, he said.

Modi said on this occasion that Gujarat government had
decided to set up two townships for Japanese companies, and
two consortia of Japanese companies were working on eco-city
projects in the state.

His government was keen to promote environment-friendly,
and sustainable development, he added.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 22:39
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