'Strong India-Japan friendship augurs well for the world', PM Modi said after meeting Yoshihide Suga

'Strong India-Japan friendship augurs well for the world', PM Modi said after meeting Yoshihide Suga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga in Washington DC, the capital of America. In the talks between the leaders of the two economic superpowers of Asia, various topics promoting cooperation between India-Japan Relations were discussed. During this, PM Modi described Japan as the most important partner. PM Modi, who arrived on a three-day visit to America, said, the strong friendship between India and Japan is a good sign for the world.

After meeting his Japanese counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Japan is one of India's most valuable partners. I had an excellent meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on a variety of topics, which will further promote cooperation between our countries. A strong Indo-Japan friendship augurs well for the whole world. Prime Minister Modi and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga (PM Narendra Modi meets Yoshihide Suga) had a successful meeting in Washington. In this, they discussed a number of issues, including ways to further accelerate trade and cultural ties.

First personal meeting between PM Modi and Yoshihide Suga

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tweeted and said, 'Progressing friendship with Japan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Yoshihide Suga had a fruitful meeting in Washington DC. The two leaders discussed a range of issues, including ways to further accelerate trade and cultural ties. This was also PM Modi's first personal meeting with Yoshihide Suga, who replaced Shinzo Abe in September last year. The bilateral meeting comes ahead of the first individual summit of the Quad. The quad includes Australia, India, Japan and the US. Its purpose is to give competition to China.

Quad meeting will be held today

In April this year, PM Modi held a telephonic conversation with Suga and discussed cooperation in various areas, including high technology, skill development and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Apart from PM Modi, Japanese PM Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will also participate in the summit organized by US President Joe Biden on 24 September. Because of the quad, China is also getting chilly. In fact, preparations should be made in the meeting to deal with China's growing grandeur in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Heavy rains, floods and landslides cause havoc in Nepal, death toll reaches 88

Heavy rains, floods and landslides cause havoc in Nepal, death toll reaches 88

 11 more people have died in Nepal due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rains. The death toll has risen to 88 on Thursday. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Disaster Management, 30 people are missing in these incidents so far.

Panchthar, a district in eastern Nepal, has recorded the highest number of deaths at 27. This was followed by 13 deaths each in Ilam and Doti districts. Deaths were also reported from 15 other districts including Kalikot, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Bajang, Humla, Solukhumbu, Puthan, Dhankuta, Morang, Sunsari and Udaipur.

At least 88 people have lost their lives in recent incidents of floods, landslides and floods in different parts of the country following incessant rains in the last three days, Health Ministry officials said. The death of 11 people has been confirmed on Thursday morning. He told that 63 people died on Wednesday, while on Tuesday the death toll was 14.

Natural disaster has occurred in 20 districts of Nepal. 21 people have gone missing in Bajhang district. However, the weather conditions have started improving from Thursday. Meanwhile, Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed Nepal Police, Armed Police Forces, National Investigation Department and Nepal Army to immediately evacuate foreign tourists stranded in Humla district.

Twelve people, including four Slovenian tourists and three guides, are stranded in Nakhla in Humla district, 700 km west of Kathmandu. The road in Limi area was blocked due to heavy snowfall. Humla Chief District Officer Ganesh Acharya said they were on their way back to Simikot after completing their trekking expedition at Limi.

Snow had started in the area since Sunday and rescue operations could not be carried out on Wednesday due to bad weather. Officials said that the local administration has sought a helicopter from the Home Ministry to carry out the rescue operation.

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