Earlier this year the Japanese government announced that it was planning to invest about Rs 13,000 crore in old and new projects in different states of North East Region.
According to a senior official who wished to remain anonymous “As part of Act East Policy, North East is the perfect region to hold the summit level talks.
Though the official dates and places to be visited in North East has not been officially announced, sources say that the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will take place in Guwahati, Assam.
Under an agreement signed in 2017, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) agreed to provide $610 million for the first phase I of the North East Road Network Connectivity Improvement Project.
Japanese company Mitsubishi which has the expertise for building such vehicles could join hands with Indian companies for this project.