Thursday, October 17th, 2019
Science and Technology

India’s Minister holding both roles at the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan, payed a courtesy visit to MEXT Minister HAGIUDA Koichi on October 17th. Minister Vardhan said he hopes to advance bilateral collaborations with Japan in science and technology in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), the Blue Economy (sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth) and medical care utilizing ICT. The ministers agreed Japan and India are important partners, and on the necessity to continue enhancing bilateral cooperation in science and technology.