A Japanese Delegation led by Dr. Shimada Haruo, Former Special Advisor for Economic and Fiscal Policy to the Cabinet Office of Japanese Prime Minister visited India on 13th April 2008. This 11-member delegation comprised of investment bankers and industrialists was facilitated by India Center. ''Japan has technology and India has manpower and vast land ... this combination can even make India the world leader in agriculture'', said Dr. Shimada to UNI. The week-long tour led them to Gujarat, Bihar, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra. Dr Shimada Haruo along with India Center Chairman met BJP Leader L.K. Advani, BJP Leader Rajnath Singh & many other political personalities.