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The Second Meeting on Japan-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Held

September 6, 2018

On September 6, 2018, the Second Meeting on Japan-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held in Mumbai, India, bringing together officials from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and related industrial players of Japan as well as officials from the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and other stakeholders of India. Participants held discussions concerning the enhancement of bilateral cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

On September 6, 2018, the Second Meeting on Japan-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held in Mumbai, India.

The meeting brought together officials from METI and MOFA, and industrial players of Japan as well as officials from DAE and MEA and other stakeholders of India.

The meetings were in pursuance of the Japan-India Joint Statement signed at the Japan-India Summit Meeting in September 2017. The strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy was discussed in the meetings.

Reference: Japan-India Joint Statement (excerpts of Paragraph 25)

25. The two prime ministers expressed satisfaction at the entry into force of the Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of India for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. They looked forward to a working group to strengthen bilateral cooperation in this field and reiterated their shared view that the Agreement reflects a new level of mutual confidence and strategic partnership in the cause of clean energy, economic development, and a peaceful and secure world.

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Office for International Nuclear Energy Cooperation, Electricity and Gas Industry Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

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