“Strengthening India-Japan Ties”: PM Modi Meets Japanese PM Kishida at G7 Summit

GG News Bureau
Apulia, Italy, 15th June. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with His Excellency Mr. Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan, on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Kishida for the congratulatory wishes extended upon assuming office for his third consecutive term. He underscored that India-Japan bilateral relations remain a top priority and reiterated their commitment to further strengthening the Special Strategic and Global Partnership, which marks its 10th year.

Both leaders acknowledged the significant progress made in various collaborative initiatives between India and Japan. They discussed avenues to deepen cooperation across new and emerging sectors, emphasizing enhanced business-to-business (B2B) and people-to-people (P2P) exchanges.

Key projects such as the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail, a cornerstone of India’s mobility revolution, and Japan’s targeted investment of 5 trillion yen in India from 2022 to 2027 were highlighted as vital components of bilateral economic engagement. The leaders also reviewed the India-Japan Industrial Competitiveness Partnership aimed at bolstering manufacturing cooperation.

The meeting provided an opportunity to assess the progress of ongoing collaborative efforts and set the stage for future bilateral engagements.

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