July 26, 2019
On July 25, 2019, the Tenth Meeting of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project was held in Delhi, India.
At the tenth meeting, Japan and India held discussions on the project’s schedule and confirmed progress in efforts involving the project, including the development of areas surrounding railway stations and human resource development.
The two sides confirmed the steady progress of the MAHSR project and also agreed that Japan and India will continue to advance mutual efforts to facilitate the smooth achievement of the project.
The meeting brought together Dr. Hiroto Izumi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister, a leader of the Japanese delegation and co-chair of the meeting on the Japanese side, and other senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) of Japan as well as Mr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman, National Institution for Transforming India Aayog, a leader of the Indian delegation and co-chair of the meeting on the Indian side, senior officials from related ministries, e.g., the Ministry of Railways and the Ministry of External Affairs, and executive management of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) of India.
Japan and India will jointly make efforts toward the introduction of Japan’s High Speed Railways technologies (the Shinkansen system) into the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route.
Division in Charge
Funding Cooperation Office, Trade Finance Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau