FULL SPEECH: PM Modi thanks 'Param Mitra' Shinzo Abe, says Bullet Train is step towards New India

FULL SPEECH: PM Modi thanks "Param Mitra" Shinzo Abe, says Bullet Train is step towards New India

Updated 14 Sep 2017 11:57 AM

FULL SPEECH: PM Modi thanks "Param Mitra" Shinzo Abe, says Bullet Train is step towards New India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail here. Besides Modi and Abe, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were also present. During his speech he said, India has got a friend in Japan who is charging only 0.1% interest for Bullet train project. If technology is used to empower the poor we can win the fight against poverty. On 75 yrs on India's independence around the year 2022-23, wish that both PM Shinzo Abe and I inaugurate the train. 

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