Prime Minister Modi visited Japan on 28-29 October 2018 for the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit. This was his twelfth meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since his first visit to Japan as Prime Minister in September 2014.
Japan is India’s valued partner. Characterized both by the special strategic and global partnership, the visit took place against the backdrop of shared values and objectives and a common vision.
During the visit, he had a chance to see some of Japan’s high-tech capabilities in robotics.
He held wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Abe and a series of business events attended by him included a call on him by a group of Japanese venture capital companies and an address to the business forum.
The two day visit also saw him address the Indian community based in Japan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Japan on 28-29 October 2018 for the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit. This was his twelfth meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since his first visit to Japan as Prime Minister in September 2014.
India-Japan ties rest on the strong pillars of India’s Act East Policy and shared values and vision and a commitment to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.
The visit also saw Japan announcing joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA) submitting the instrument of ratification on 29th October 2018 and Exchange of Notes concerning the provision of seven Yen loan projects including the Project for the Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail, Project for Renovation and Modernization of Umiam-Umtru Stage-III Hydroelectric Power Station, Delhi Mass Rapid Transport System Project (Phase 3), North East Road Network Connectivity Improvement Project, Project for the Construction of Turga Pumped Storage, Project for the Construction of Chennai Peripheral Ring Road and Project for Sustainable Catchment Forest Management in Tripura
Thanking the gathering for having turned up in large numbers early in the morning, Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Abe for according him a warm reception. He also extended Diwali greetings to the Indian community members in Japan andurged them to explore opportunities for innovation and investment in India. He also invited the active participation of the Indian Diaspora in the creation of a ‘New India’ and extorted them to connect with their roots.
"Make in India’ is turning India into a Global Hub for Electronics and Automobile Manufacturing"
–Prime Minister Narendra Modi