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QUESTION NO.2890 MEETING WITH PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN AT OSAKA

July 18, 2019

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2890
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18.07.2019

MEETING WITH PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN AT OSAKA

2890. DR. T. SUBBARAMI REDDY:
SHRIMATI AMBIKA SONI:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the issues discussed between the Prime Minister of Japan and the Indian Prime Minister recently at Osaka;

(b) the main topics highlighted by Japan with regard to G-20 meeting;

(c) the details of response of Indian Government thereto; and

(d) whether any trilateral meeting between India, US and Japan was held and if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN)

(a) Prime Minister met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on 27 June 2019 on the margins of G20 Summit, Osaka. The two leaders reviewed developments in India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership since the last Annual Summit in October 2018 and expressed satisfaction over the steady progress achieved in bilateral relations in recent years. They also discussed the ongoing economic-cooperation between India and Japan, and new areas of India-Japan partnership such as digital cooperation, disaster management, etc. They also discussed global issues of mutual interest. The two Prime Ministers also took note of the important upcoming engagements between the two countries in 2019, including the next India-Japan Annual Summit.

(b) & (c) Japan, as the current President of G20, highlighted the following areas at the G20 Summit, Osaka: Development of Quality Infrastructure; Digital Economy and Society 5.0; Free Trade & Economic Growth; Women Empowerment; Global Health & Ageing; Climate change and Energy; and Marine Plastic Waste. India welcomed the priority areas highlighted by Japan and would continue to work with G20 partners on these issues.

(d) A trilateral Summit meeting was held between India, US and Japan on 28 June 2019 on the margins of G20 Summit, Osaka, in which the three leaders discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest.

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