New Delhi, September 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Thursday inaugurated the country’s first bullet train project in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Abe was given a brief about the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project by the officials of Indian Railways. Post this, the two Prime Ministers visited Dandi Kuteer- a museum dedicated towards the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

Here are images from the bullet train foundation laying ceremony held in Ahmedabad today.

PM Modi and Japan PM Shinzo Abe
PM Modi and Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Japanese PM and Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands at the inauguration of the high-speed rail project in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis marked their attendance.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the inauguration of bullet train project. Also, spoke about the strong bond of Delhi and Tokyo.

Shinzo Abe being educated about the route of the bullet train project. Also, newly appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is seen in the picture.

PM Modi and Shinzo Abe waving towards the crowd after laying the foundation stone of high-speed Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train on Thursday.

(Image: ANI)

PM Modi and Shinzo Abe visit the Gandhinagar’s Dandi Kuteer, a museum dedicated to the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

Prime Minister Modi guides Abe at the Mahatma Gandhi museum located in the capital city of Gujarat.