Gujarat: On Wednesday, Ahmedabad will give a grand welcome to the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will arrive here on a two-day visit to Gujarat.
Ahead of the Modi and Abe visit the city is being prepared, Sabarmati riverfront, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque has been decorated. Abe will do 8km long cultural road show from Ahmedabad airport to Sabarmati Ashram with Modi.
As per the municipal corporation commissioner Mukesh Kumar, “The roadshow is scheduled to be held between 4 pm to 5 pm in which Indian states will display their cultural heritage through traditional dance performances like Bhangra, Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, Garba, etc. Students will perform yoga and there will be musical and other cultural programs as well as part of the cultural roadshow.”
He further said, "they will have dinner at Agashiye restaurant in the House of MG, a well-known heritage hotel in the walled city area of Ahmedabad."
“This is for the first time in the country when our Prime Minister along with the Prime Minister of another country is doing a joint roadshow,” according to Gujarat BJP unit president Jitubhai Vaghani.
As it is said that Abe’s visit to Gujarat will boost up the bilateral relationship between Japan and India and he will also lay the foundation stone for India's first bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.