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30 April 2012

New Delhi: Union Tourism Minister Shri Subodh Kant Sahai has called for strengthening cooperation in tourism sector between India and Japan. He said this when the Vice Minister for Tourism of Japan Mr. Ken Kuda called on him in New Delhi today. The Minister said both the countries have tremendous scope to develop tourism infrastructure with mutual help. Recalling the age old historic and cultural ties between both the nations Shri Sahai said it would be appropriate if we strengthen our ties by promoting bilateral tourism. He suggested signing of an MoU for setting up a joint working group on tourism cooperation between India and Japan. While appreciating the assistance extended by Japan in developing Buddhist circuit in India, Shri Sahai suggested inclusion of Bodhgaya in the same.

The Japanese leader expressed the hope that more and more tourists from both the sides will visit each other’s country. Mr. Kude said both the countries have potential to strengthen bilateral ties by promoting tourism. He said tourism can be linked with overall cooperation between both the countries.

Shri Sahai recalled his visit to Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan in February this year and said that Japan is an important source market for Indian Tourism with tremendous in bound tourism potential. Shri Sahai said India received more than 1,68,000 tourists from Japan during 2011. The Tourism Minister suggested that the two countries can promote an exchange programme wherein the tour operators can visit the each other’s country to understand the true tourism potential. Shri Sahai was of the view that golf and wellness tourism promoted by India can be of great interest to Japanese tourists.