Symposium "Japan & India: Challenges & Responsibilities as Partners in the 21st Century in Asia"
March 2, 2005
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will host a symposium "Japan & India: Challenges & Responsibilities as Partners in the 21st Century in Asia" on March 16 (Wed) in New Delhi (at Hotel Taj Mansingh).
- Participants of the symposium will include political and business leaders as well as prominent academics of Japan and India.
- The inaugural address will be delivered by Mr. Yoshiro Mori, former Prime Minister of Japan, while Mr. Kamal Nath, Minister of Commerce and Industry, will present a keynote address. Participants will discuss future possible cooperation between Japan and India, with particular focus on future cooperation in the economic field and in view of the recent developments and trend in Asia and the wider world.
- The Government of Japan and the Government of India agreed on the "Japan-India Global Partnership in the 21st Century" to establish a cooperative relationship on various levels and in wide-ranging areas when former Prime Minister Mori visited India in August 2000. This symposium aims to build on the progress in Japan-India cooperation to date and examine ideas for future cooperative relationship between the two countries.
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