Shinzo Abe Gujarat visit: Ahmedabad gets splendid makeover for PM Modi-Japanese PM roadshow; View in pictures
Updated On : 13 Sep 2017,08:14 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit India on Wednesday for a two-day trip. Moreover, he will also participate in a road show in Ahmedabad, Gujarat with PM Modi apart from taking part in the annual India-Japan summit. Both the leaders will also attend a programme to mark the start of work of India’s first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The city of Ahmedabad has gone a complete makeover to welcome the Japanese PM and its beauty will enthral viewers.
A civic reception will be held for the Japanese prime minister in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening where the cultural diversity of India will be showcased through a series of performances.
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s standing committee chairman Pravin Patel said that several people, including singing troupes will be performing at 28 different locations along the route, will greet Modi and Abe.
"On the entire route of the the road show, which will also pass from Sabarmati Riverfront, we have erected 28 small stages where dancers from 28 different states, all dressed in their traditional attire, would showcase their performance when these leaders pass," added Patel.
On Thursday, Abe and Modi will attend the ceremony for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, which will give India its first bullet train.