China on Wednesday said it was “pleased” to see infrastructure cooperation among countries in the region, when asked about today’s launching of work on India’s first high-speed rail or bullet train project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Ahmedabad.
Beijing also said it “stands ready” to take forward cooperation with India, with China already carrying out feasibility studies for two high-speed rail (HSR) or bullet-train projects in India, between Chennai and New Delhi and from New Delhi to Nagpur.
The launching of work on the 500-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad line, India’s first HSR line set to be completed by 2023, is the highlight of the Japanese PM’s India visit, which kicks off in Gujarat today. Read More…
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