Mumbai based Japan’s Consul General, Shri Timon Mochida met Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today in Gandhinagar. During the courtesy-meet, considering the growing development ties between Gujarat and Japan, Chief Minister suggested that Japan Government ought to set-up a special coordination-cell –Gujarat Cell-at Japan’s Embassy, either at New Delhi or at Mumbai.
Chief Minister said that the Japanese Companies are keen build the bond of partnership with Gujarat. Considering Gujarat’s development strides, growing global influence, Japan’s delegation are on and often visiting Gujarat, and say that in every quarter some of the delegation is paying visit to Gujarat. For swift implementations of various projects, like Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor- DMIC, the special-Cell would enlighten them about Gujarat’s potential and the avenues of development, not only that it would be very helpful to them.
The Consul General promised to make necessary representation before the Japanese Government in this regard.
Chief Minister appreciated the Eco-City project in Gujarat, which has been taken up by Japan. As many as 22 towns fall on DMIC route, where Gujarat Government wants to implement Solid Waste & Waste Water Management Projects on Public Private Partnership basis, said CM. Japanese-firms may also join in Eco-Friendly-City Projects at these towns.
Shri Mochida detailed the newer Waste Management Techniques developed by Japan in the recent past.
Chief Minister gave an invitation to the Japanese Prime Minister to lead their delegation at Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor’s Summit- 2011, which is scheduled to be held in January -2011.