Guwahati. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said on Monday that Japan's cooperation for the development of states is an example of international policies and Assam has an important place in implementing India's 'Act East' policy. In his address on the subject of "Assam, India and the future of Asia", the External Affairs Minister said that a sound foreign policy can directly contribute to the progress of a nation, region and state, in such a way, for the development and growth of the nation, international It is important to use alliances.
He said, "We have to focus on building strong relations abroad so that its vision and policies can be used in the country". Is especially in the development of Assam. The Foreign Minister said, "Assam has the most important place in implementing India's Act East" policy. All-round development of Assam is the basis of the success of the 'Act East' policy. "He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to the development of Assam.
He said that the projects implemented in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Zika) are examples of how international policies and alliances can contribute to the development of states. Japan's Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki has also come here along with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and reviewed the projects to be implemented in Assam in collaboration with Zika. Jaishankar told reporters, "Assam can bring more investment in a way. He can do this by building better infrastructure and the Central Government is committed for this.
After reviewing the drinking water supply project with the Japanese Ambassador in Guwahati, Jaishankar said that this is an important project to be implemented in the state which is going on with the cooperation of Japan. He said, "We want to set an example of how foreign policy can change the lives of common people of the country." He added that Zika's contribution to the state is between Rs 9000 to 10,000 crore which includes bridges, roads, water supply, drainage, health and agriculture projects.
Jaishankar said that human resources should provide Japanese companies with an environment in which they are comfortable. When asked about the political developments in the neighboring country of Myanmar, he said that it was just beginning and hoped that the development projects would not be affected.