He also said that this dialogue will provide an opportunity to share views on developments in the Indo-Pacific region as well as on global issues of mutual interest. Ahead of his departure for a two-day (May 23-24) visit to Japan, Modi issued a statement saying that during the visit he would hold bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden to further strengthen the multi-faceted bilateral ties. measures will be discussed.
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There will be an emphasis on the special strategy of India-Japan
Modi said that we will also continue the dialogue on regional developments and contemporary global issues. The prime minister said he would visit Tokyo at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida. He said that in March 2022 he hosted Kishida for the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit. Modi said that during my visit to Tokyo, I look forward to continuing our dialogue aimed at strengthening the India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership.
There will be talks on global issues with the PM of Australia
He said he would also take part in the second one-on-one summit of the Quad leaders in Japan, giving the leaders of the four Quad countries an opportunity to review the progress of the Quad’s steps. The leaders of India, Japan, America and Australia will attend the Quad Security Dialogue. Modi also said that Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will attend the Quad summit for the first time. He said that I am looking forward to the bilateral meeting with him, in which multi-faceted cooperation between India and Australia under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and regional and global issues of mutual interest will be discussed. In his statement, the Prime Minister said that economic cooperation between India and Japan is an important dimension of their special strategy and global partnership.
The focus will be on the strengthening of economic cooperation with Japan
During the March summit, Prime Minister Kishida and I announced our intention to increase public and private investment and funding from Japan into India to five ‘trillion’ Japanese yen over the next five years, he said. He said that during the upcoming visit, I will meet the leading industrialists of Japan with the aim of further strengthening the economic cooperation between our countries to fulfill this objective.
Modi said there are around 40,000 people from the Indian community in Japan who are important in our relations with Japan and he is looking forward to meeting them. Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Japan is taking place at a time when the war between Russia and Ukraine is going on.