- Published: 01 June 2022
Giving India-Japan cooperation a new perspective Nobuhiro Endo, chairman of NEC Corporation, said on Monday that Japan will help India develop smart cities and 5G projects. Endo stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a great desire to create and enhance skills after meeting with him in Tokyo. Endo stated that Japan will assist India in developing smart cities. “From the perspective of smart cities, we can help through applications and also provide communication platforms such as 5G.” Dr. Nobuhiro Endo, speaking on partnership with India for smart cities and 5G, said, “We already have the solution to all of those areas.”
Emphasizing the importance of collaborating with telecom operators in India to provide safe and secure 5G systems in India, he added, “To implement the applications, we need to have a communication with India and in order to provide 5G systems, we need to confirm the security and safety. So, we need to have a collaboration with operators in India and try to confirm the security and safety of the system.”
When asked about enhancing capacity and investment in India going forward in various sectors as PM Modi has taken various reforms in India recently, he said, “We needed to have a discussion about the enhancement itself. However, from the viewpoint of development, we already have 6000 engineers from India and they are quite closely working with us. We will like to continue our project with them.”
According to MEA, both the leaders discussed various reforms that are being undertaken to enable ease of doing business in India including in areas of industrial development, taxation and labour. They also discussed opportunities in India in new and emerging technologies. PM Modi arrived in Tokyo for a two-day visit at the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Prime Minister Modi will participate in the third Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24 along with other Quad members. The PM will have a bilateral meeting with Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan, on May 24.
The meeting with PM Kishida will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to carry forward their conversations from the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit held in March 2022, when PM Kishida visited India. During the visit, the PM will participate in a Business Event with Japanese business leaders and also interact with the Indian community. Indian ambassador to Japan Sanjay Kumar Verma on Sunday had said that PM Modi will have a round table with 35 business leaders. “We have a round table where we will have around 35 business leaders and they are quite big as companies, and in addition, leaders will be separately meeting the PM.”
Quelle/Source: Bolly Inside, 25.05.2022