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India and Japan to strengthen cooperation in tourism sector

New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): India and Japan resolved to strengthen cooperation in tourism sector at a meeting between the visiting Japanese Senior Vice-Minister of Tourism, Hiroshi Kajiyama and Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi here on Tuesday.

It was also decided that both the countries will identify areas for working together and explore new opportunities in tourism sector especially in the field of human resource development, exchange of tour operators, investment in the tourism sector and exchange of information related to tourism sector.

The possibility of signing a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between both the countries was also discussed.

Japan is one of the top ten tourist generating markets for India as for as inbound tourism is concerned and there is a strong interest of Japanese tourists in places connected with Buddhism in India. (ANI)