Kohima: A Japanese delegation was in Nagaland to collect the samples from the remains of the fallen Japanese soldiers during World War-II.
The three-member Japanese delegation to Nagaland in connection with the ‘World War II Remains Recovery Project’ called on chief secretary of Nagaland, J Alam a few days ago.
The Japanese delegation expressed gratitude to the Nagaland state government for the cooperation and support rendered to Japan in locating the remains of fallen Japanese soldiers during WWII. The team also briefed the chief secretary on the progress made during past years. They also informed that the team will be taking samples of the collected remains to Japan for DNA testing in order to identify the remains.
The Nagaland chief secretary assured the delegation of support and cooperation from the state government. The Nagaland Home Commissioner and other senior state government officials were present at the meeting.