Tokyo [Japan]: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Tokyo on Saturday for his official two
Tokyo [Japan]: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Tokyo on Saturday for his official two-day visit, during which he is scheduled to take part in the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.
During the summit, progress in India-Japan ties will be reviewed, according to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. Kumar also tweeted that efforts will be made to deepen strategic dimension between the two nations during the annual summit between Prime Minister Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
The leaders are expected to hold wide-ranging talks in strengthening collaboration in key areas such as Defence, security, Indo-Pacific cooperation, and technology during the summit slated to be held on October 28 and 29.
Prime Minister Modi will visit Yamanashi Prefecture on October 28, located in the foothills of Mount Fuji and an informal lunch will be held in the honour of the Prime Minister by Abe at a hotel with the mountain in the backdrop.
After lunch, the two leaders will take a stroll around the hotel, after which they will visit a leading manufacturing company of factory automation system in the prefecture. Abe will also take the Prime Minister to his personal home in Yamanashi for a private dinner. This will be the first time a foreign leader will be visiting Abe’s second home. The two leaders will return to Tokyo by train.
In Tokyo, Prime Minister Modi will address members of the Indian community on October 29 before commencing his official engagements. The Prime Minister will meet several Japanese business leaders and address the India-Japan business forum.
After that, delegation-level talks will be held, which will be followed by an exchange of documents and press statements before an official banquet will be held for the Indian delegation by Abe. Prime Minister Modi will then leave for India in the evening.