Tokyo: Political stability has ensured policy consistency in Gujarat helping investments pour in to the state, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said.
Two Japanese Special Economic Zones —a Hitachi plant at Dahej and Maruti Suzuki‘s car-manufacturing project in Mehsana district— are coming up in the state, said Modi, who is on a four-day visit to Japan.
“The people of Gujarat are extremely mature and due to political stability, there is consistency in policy, which increases confidence and investment in Gujarat,” he said at an investment seminar of Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Tokyo.
Highlighting the potential in terms of economic ties between Gujarat and Japan, Modi said his government wants to create a “mini Japan” in the state.
“Japan has a strength of experience, Gujarat has a power of enterprise. Japan has technology, Gujarat has a talent to absorb it. Japan has a keenness of discipline, Gujarat has a zeal of performance. We can change not only Asia’s but world’s future together,” Modi said.
The Gujarat Chief Minister also said Japan’s strength lies in intelligence processes while India’s strength is in its intelligent young minds. When combined, they can do wonders and play a major role in 21st century becoming Asia’s century, he added.
“In addition, India’s 120 crore population can make it an attractive market for almost any product,” Modi said.