State Affairs

Japan looks at Kerala for tourism push

KOCHI

Japan is exploring opportunities to cooperate with Kerala in IT and tourism sectors, according to Takeshi Yagi, Japanese Ambassador to India.

The tourism and IT are the engines of growth of Kerala’s economy and several Japanese companies are looking to expand their operations in South India, considering the presence of more Japanese citizens working in the region compared to rest of the country, he said.

The Japanese Ministry of Economy and Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan Tourism and Indian Ministry of Communication and IT had already started joint working group on IT and electronics last year, he said.

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