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New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari met the Japanese Delegation led by Dr. Masafumi Mori, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan and the co-chairman of the Joint Committee Meeting for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National High Speed Rail Project, in the presence of Hiroshi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to India in New Delhi on 25th January 2023.
Both sides exchanged views and opinions in the field of Road Transport and Logistics service-related road infrastructure and deliberated upon capacity development and technology sharing in the field of sustainable transport development, alternate clean and green fuel, development of innovative transit technologies for movement of passenger and cargo.Emphasis was laid on India-Japan sustainable development initiative for the North-East region of India along with North-East Road Network connectivity improvement projects.
The meeting paved the way for strengthening India’s continued partnership and collaboration with Japan for deriving effective solutions to contemporary challenges in Transportation and Logistics, based on the firm foundation of both countries’ shared values and convergence of interests in strategic and economic matters.
On 24th January, the Japanese delegation led by Dr. Masafumi Mori, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan & senior officials from Japan along with Rajendra Prasad, Managing Director, NHSRCL visited various construction sites of under construction Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor - Surat HSR station, FSLM & SBS casting yards and other works.