To facilitate import of automobile components and cars from Japan, India on November 11 assured the country to augment its port infrastructure, particularly at Ennore and Chennai. India, at the same time, evinced interest in seeking Japan's help for its port projects.
Indian Shipping Minister GK Vasan had lead a delegation to Japan, which met Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan, Akihiro Ohta. Vasan discussed several issues relating to logistics, infrastructure and development of port sector in India.
According to an official statement, the Indian Miister explained the developments that were taking place in India in the ports sector and assured Ohta that concerns regarding infrastructure and connectivity of ports are being addressed expeditiously.