The 2nd meeting of “Japan-India Act East Forum” was held on 8th October under the co-chairmanship of Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu and Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale.
The Forum aims to further expand the cooperation between Japan and India in North East and to strengthen the relationship between Japan and North East, as well as that between Japan and India. In this regard, the Forum discusses cooperation in various fields and promotes Japan’s cooperation in the region.
The Forum is comprised of Embassy of Japan and other government-affiliated Japanese organizations based in New Delhi from Japan’s side; the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and other relevant government offices as well as State governments of the NER from India’s side. (press release, outcomes of Act East Forum).