On third day of his Japan visit on Thursday, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met the deputy prime minister Taro Aso at Tokyo and sought greater trade cooperation between Japan and India.
The Japanese deputy PM told Chouhan that a large number of small and medium enterprises of Japan are keen on investing in India, a government release claimed.
The CM also invited Aso to Global Investors Summit -2016.
Later, addressing the 40th joint meeting of India-Japan Business Cooperation Committee (IJBCC) Chouhan invited the prospective investors and people of Japan to Madhya Pradesh.
The CM had a series of important meetings with heads of renowned companies and had fruitful discussions about investment avenues.
Holding discussions with the vice president of Lixil Corporation, Ryuichi Kawamoto about low cost sanitation in the state, Chouhan informed that MP would construct 15 lakh well-designed houses in coming three years. Sewage disposal system will also be developed.
Chouhan met the chairman of Mayekawa Manufacturing Yoshiro Tanaka and discussed the possibilities of developing cold storage for onions, potatos and fish.
During discussion with executive vice president of Fuji Electric Yashio Okuno, he invited the company to collaborate in electrical manufacturing sector.
During the discussions with all these industrial houses, the CM highlighted that India has come out of the dark period of policy paralysis and despair. It has emerged as ideal destination for foreign direct investment due to business friendly initiatives of the Government of India under the leadership of Narendra Modi, he said.