Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida immediately and later unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima throughout his go to to town to attend the annual summit of the G7 grouping and the third in-person Quad leaders’ assembly.
Throughout PM Modi’s assembly with the Japanese Prime Minister, the 2 leaders mentioned methods to boost India-Japan friendship throughout completely different sectors together with commerce, financial system and tradition.
Ministry of Exterior Affairs Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, in a tweet, mentioned, “PM Narendra Modi and PM Fumio Kishida of Japan held heat and productive talks.” “Mentioned methods to synergise efforts of respective G-7 and G-20 Presidencies, and the necessity to spotlight the voice of World South. Additionally exchanged views on modern regional developments and on deepening cooperation within the Indo-Pacific,” he mentioned.
“Leaders mentioned methods to additional strengthen the bilateral Particular Strategic and World Partnership. Training, ability growth, tourism, excessive know-how and digital public infrastructure had been lined,” the MEA spokesperson added.
Later, Prime Minister Modi unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima.
“A logo of friendship and goodwill… Mahatma’s bust, a present from India to town of Hiroshima, is a befitting tribute to a metropolis that symbolises humanity’s craving for peace,” MEA Spokesperson Bagchi tweeted.
PM Modi arrived in Hiroshima on Friday on the primary leg of his three-nation journey to Japan, Papua New Guinea and Australia and is anticipated to participate in over 40 engagements.
“Landed in Hiroshima to hitch the G7 Summit proceedings. May also be having bilateral conferences with varied world leaders,” PM Modi tweeted.
In his departure assertion, the prime minister had mentioned he was trying ahead to exchanging views with the G7 nations and different invited companions on challenges that the world faces and the necessity to collectively handle them.
PM Modi is visiting Hiroshima from Could 19 to 21 primarily for the annual summit of the G7 superior economies through which he’s anticipated to talk on challenges dealing with the globe, together with meals, fertiliser and power safety.
He’s anticipated to carry bilateral conferences with a number of the world leaders attending the Hiroshima G7 Summit.
The G-7 bloc contains Japan, the US, the UK, France, Germany, Canada and Italy, in addition to the European Union.
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