India, Japan to enhance cooperation in information and communications technology
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe agreed to enhance the cooperation of their countries in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) during their talks here on Monday.
In a joint statement issued by both countries, India and Japan both welcomed further progress in ICT cooperation through activities of the Joint Working Group under India-Japan ICT Comprehensive Cooperation Framework between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan.
Both countries also expressed satisfaction with the launch of concrete joint projects, such as Green ICT and Cyber Security Cooperation based on agreement of the first Joint Working Group in February 2014, and reaffirmed to enhance cooperation in the field of ICT.
Prime Minister Modi, who is also scheduled to meet Emperor Akihito, is presently on a three-day visit to Japan that will conclude on September 3.
(Posted on 02-09-2014)