India report 2019

India and Japan: A strategic global partnership

SYNERGY MEDIA SPECIALISTS

Leadership insights on the strengthening of relations between India and Japan:

“Japan and India are global partners, sharing a vision for a peaceful, stable and prosperous region, as exemplified by a free and open Indo-Pacific,” said Ambassador of Japan to India Kenji Hiramatsu.

“In 1958, India became the first recipient country of Japanese official development assistance (ODA). We have financed 291 ODA projects in India since 1958 and in the last fiscal year 2018 we have committed approximately ¥500 billion for ongoing and future ODA projects all across the country,” said Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency India Katsuo Matsumoto.

“Based on our efforts to work hard together to deepen the trust between Japan and India, we would like to continuously endeavor and try our best for the bright future and success for all Japanese companies in India,” said President of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India Yoji Taguchi.

“India is host to a number of ideal accommodation possibilities; Sofitel Mumbai BKC being a prime destination. Located in Bandra Kurla Complex, it is distinguished by a unique four-dimensional experience — embracing and honoring local art and culture, showcasing the finest in authentic and lively cuisines, a dedication to indulgent wellness, and a never-ending appreciation for contemporary chic design. It is where buoyant business meets an elegant lifestyle for a rejuvenating experience,” said Sofitel BKC General Manager Vikas Kapai.

“India and Japan share a strong bond on several fronts including (the) economic, social, cultural as well as political. We are committed to further strengthening the bilateral ties between India and Japan,” said Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa.