B.C. Province and Japan, signed an agreement for a transportation infrastructure project. Infrastructure projects which include railways, airports, port terminals and ferries.
Province of B.C. and Japan overseas Infrastructure Investment corporation for Transport and Urban Development has made an agreement for transportation infrastructure projects to provide help, deliver innovative and better solutions for future transportation.
A new memorandum of co-operation is co-signed by Ravi Kahlon, Economic Recovery and innovation, Minister of Jobs between Tatsuhiko Takesada, CEO of JOIN and president in Vancouver. The aim of this memorandum of cooperation is expansion of information for discussions, sharing and partnership with Japan on transportation infrastructure projects and solutions.
B.C. Kahlon mentions, their agreement will provide the help to widen their horizons on transportation infrastructure and technology and welcome international investment. This will provide a way for B.C. to achieve the core mission of their StrongerBC Economic Plan of developing a resilient community with modern infrastructure, progressively equipped to resist changes in the climate and economy.
The partnership deal, supports B.C. and JOIN, discussing upcoming/future transportation projects and priorities, it even includes sharing ideas, infrastructure projects for urban development, railways, airports, port terminals and ferries.
British Columbia’s Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, Ravi Kahlon.
They hold the esteem for signing the memorandum of cooperation with the B.C. government. This giant step for up-coming cooperation. They focus to be aligned in projects together B.C. from upstream through investment opportunities and encouraging Japanese companies on their participation. They are thrilled to be working with the B.C. government for initiative to move forward, mentioned through Takesada.
Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure who mentions, this agreement and information comes at an excellent time and they aim on developing better, ensuring infrastructure to be strong, reliable, resilient for new climate reality. Japan shares the exact goals in terms of Technology in the world of climate change and they plan to integrate their work on developing solutions.
Japan envisions this long-term aim of overcoming its land limitation and natural disasters, emphasizing Japan and B.C. shares interest in social, environmental and governance (ESG) responsibility. The Strong BC plan to position its economy to engage in international markets by building on B.C. ‘s reputation for ESG management.
Minister of State and Trade, George Chow mentions, developing this partnership with JOIN is a huge step towards B.C. Trade Diversification Strategy and it is a key pillar of the Stronger BC Economic Plan. They are focused on discovering various ways for B.C. businesses to connect with international partners and provide help leverage on their B.C. brand to create more economic opportunities abroad and at home.
CEO of JOIN, Tatsuhiko Takesada
Last month, a European trade mission that Kahlon participated in with two signed agreements to conduct sustainable investments, good-paying jobs for British Columbians, opportunities as well. First agreement was signed between the Netherlands and centered on co-operation and shared resources in Agritech to provide support for food security in B.C. The other agreement was signed by Finland, aimed at both regions working together for future developments of the forest bioeconomy and the mass timber sector.
Stronger B.C. economic plans want to tackle the current challenges by moving British Columbia forward, working towards a growing economy which works for everyone. This long-term plan is focused on B.C. recovery in the economy and addresses two long-standing challenges such as inequality and climate change through building resilient communities, helping business and people transition to clean-energy solutions.