Gurgaon, March 7 (IANS) Japan has committed about 30 billion dollars in investments and aid for development in Haryana where as many as 305 Japanese companies are operating — the highest in the country, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said on Monday.
Gujarat comes at number two with a total of 203 Japanese companies operating.
“Our auto sector and other investments have been inspired by the untiring efforts of and support by the Haryana government,” Hiramatsu said in his address at the two-day ‘Happening Haryana Global Investor Summit’ here.
He said Japan had committed about 30 billion dollars in investments and aid for development. Jhajjar has been identified for setting up a Japanese integrated industrial township.
Keita Muramatsu, president and CEO of Honda Scooters and Motorcycles India, said: “Since last year, we have witnessed unprecedented improvement in the ease of doing business in Haryana due to the state’s new industrial policy. The progress made in Manesar bears testimony to it.”