17 C
Guwahati
Sunday, February 28, 2021
More

    Indo-Japan partnership can make a difference in development of Assam: Union Minister

    A 20 Km river bridge will be constructed over Brahmaputra River which will connect Dhubri to Phulbari and this will be the longest river bridge of India.

    Guwahati: The visit of the Ambassador of Japan to India, Satoshi Suzuki to Assam reflects how the Indo-Japan partnership can make a difference in India and more specifically towards the development of Assam, said Union Minister for External Affairs on Monday.

    S Jaishankar along with Suzuki visited Assam to review Japanese funded government projects. Attending a press meet in the city, Jaishankar said, “India and Japan government is collaborating for enhancing skill development, business, and investment in robust manner.”

    Good Infrastructure is required to attract investment in the state and the Union government is committed to strengthen development and connectivity in Assam and the entire North Eastern Zone, added the union minister.

    The Union government took Act East Policy to a higher level to expand the connectivity with South East Asia and the result is seen with numerous connectivity projects, economic flows and strategic cooperation, he further added.

    Mentioning that present government is focusing on strengthening connectivity, S Jaishankar said that the Trilateral highway project is on advance stage now and the government is also focusing on the development in aviation sector of the region.

    He also said that Assam can play a critical role in power, transportation sector for the North East zone. The Minister asserted that Assam is a major player in producing refined petroleum products and government is working to facilitate the sale of the product to larger region.

    Addressing the media the Ambassador of Japan to India, Satoshi Suzuki said that Japan and India is collaborating for the development of Northeast zone with special focus to Assam.

    He further added that development of North East region is indispensable for India to become a 5 trillion economy. He said that Japan is supporting various connectivity projects in Assam.

    In this regard a 20 Km river bridge will be constructed over Brahmaputra River which will connect Dhubri to Phulbari and this will be the longest river bridge of India.

    Read more : ME school teacher commits suicide in Boko

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    ‘My son was not a terrorist’: Sam Stafford’s mother gives Gamosa for Martyrs’ Memorial

    The Assam Congress to collect 50 lakh Gamosas from the state which will be displayed at the CAA Martyrs’ Memorial if the party comes to power

    Election dates for Assam likely to be announced in first week of March: PM Modi

    PM Modi has launched five projects worth more than Rs 3,000 crore, including the inauguration of three major projects in the oil sector in Assam.

    “Will Make Web-Series on Lachit Borphukan”: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi

    He added that he along with his family would visit Majuli somewhere next year and would spend some time on the island

    Grocery, Chemist Shops To Remain Open From 8 AM Daily During Lockdown In Assam

    Government fixed the timing of operation for wholesalers from 8 am to 4 pm and for retailers from 8 am to 7 pm

    ‘Create Autonomous State for Karbis’: JACAS reminds HM Shah

    Shah is slated to declare the signing of a peace accord with the groups in a mass rally at Dengaon in Karbi Anglong on February 25

    Assam Polls: 44 MLAs in Assam are only 12 th Pass

    State’s powerful minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is a Doctorate degree holder

    BREAKING: Assam declared as ‘Disturbed Area’ for next 6 Months

    The AFSPA empowers the security forces to conduct operations and arrest anyone anywhere without prior notice