Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the International Cooperation and Convention Centre – Rudraksh in Varanasi, which has been constructed with Japanese assistance.

Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that despite Covid, the pace of development remains intact in Varanasi. He added that the ‘International Cooperation and Convention Center – Rudraksh’ is the result of this creativity and dynamism. He said this shows the strong connect between India and Japan. He lauded Japan’s effort in helping to build the convention centre.