'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.