India, Japan ink 15 agreements for enhancing bilateral co-operation

14September, Ahmedabad


India and Japan have signed 15 agreements for enhancing bilateral cooperation in several key areas including investment promotion, civil aviation, and science and technology.

Agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe after 12th annual summit talks in Gandhinagar.

Briefing media, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said, that Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) were signed in field of disaster risk management, skills development and other Economic and Commercial agreements were also signed.

Mr. Jaishankar said, MoC has been signed between the two countries which aims to cooperate and collaborate in the field of disaster risk reduction and to share the experiences, knowledge and policies on disaster prevention.

A MoC between Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and State of Gujarat has also been signed on Japan-India special programme for Make In India.

The Foreign Secretary said, under the India-Japan Act East a forum has been formed to enhance connectivity and promote developmental projects in the North Eastern Region of India in an efficient and effective manner. Two Memorandum  of understanding (MoUs) were also signed in the field of sports exchange.

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