NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe has offered his government’s support to the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’. In a written message, PM Abe said that Japan will cooperate with India, to promote the Clean India Initiative under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership.
“Securing clean water and improving sanitary conditions is a common challenge in the world. We hope for the further progress of each country’s efforts to address the challenge through active discussions at this convention (MGISC)”, Prime Minister Abe said.
The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) was a four-day international conference that had brought together Sanitation Ministers and other leaders in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) from around the world. A host of national and international dignitaries attended the event. The event was inaugurated by the President and addressed by the Vice President of India.