Updated: June 30, 2022 4:15 p.m. STI
New Delhi [India]Jun 30 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday co-chaired the 14th Indian Side Joint Committee Meeting to discuss and decide on all important issues related to the execution of the High Speed Rail Mumbai-Ahmedabad Speed (MAHSR) Project.
Dr. MORI Masafumi, special adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan, co-chaired the meeting from the Japanese side, according to an official statement from the Ministry of Railways.
During the meeting, a presentation and a video film were shown regarding the progress of the project. In addition, issues related to financing, contracts and execution were discussed for mutual resolution and targeted commissioning of the project, the statement said.
The Joint Committee meeting between the Government of India and the Government of Japan is the highest advisory body to advance projects of mutual interests and benefits. The Japanese government is committed to financing the MAHSR projects with soft loan and technical and financial cooperation.
The meeting was fruitful and productive and allowed to finalize the strategic issues for the rapid completion of the project. Both parties agreed to work from the viewpoint of the Honorable PM on One Project – One Team for the overall benefit of the project, he added. (ANI)