Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw co-chairs 14th Joint Committee Meeting on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

The meeting finalised strategic issues for early completion of the project. Both sides agreed to work to PM’s view of One Project- One team in the overall interest of the project.

Rajendra S Markuna

New Delhi: Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology  Ashwini Vaishnaw co-chaired the 14th joint committee meeting from Indian side to discuss and decide on all important issues related to execution of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project on June 30, 2022.

Dr. MORI Masafumi, Special Adviser to Prime Minister of Japan co-chaired the meeting from the  Japanese side. During the meeting, presentation and video film were shown regarding the progress of the project.

Further, issues related to funding, contracts and execution were discussed for mutual resolution and targeted commissioning of the project.

The joint committee meeting between the government of India and the government of Japan is the highest consultative body for taking ahead projects of mutual interests and benefits.

The  Japanese government is committed to funding the MAHSR projects with a soft loan and technical and financial cooperation.

The meeting was fruitful and productive and finalised strategic issues for early completion of the project. Both sides agreed to work to  PM’s view of One Project- One team in the overall interest of the project.

 

 

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