Minister Narendra Modi in his Op-Ed that he wrote on a Japanese News Paper as he arrived in Tokyo for the QUAD summit.
The Prime Minister is in Japan for two days, where he will be attending several business meets, bilateral summits, and the QUAD meeting. India, America, Japan, and Australia have formed the QUAD group on shared security interests indo-pacific region.
Mr. Modi, in the Op-Ed, stated that closer India –Japan cooperation was vital in the post-COVID world, and highlighted the two nation’s firm commitment to democratic values.
“I have had the opportunity of regularly interacting with the Japanese people since my days as Gujarat CM. Japan’s developmental strides have always been admirable. Japan is partnering India in key sectors including infrastructure, technology, innovation, start-ups and more.” He writes.
In Japan, the Prime Minister will participate in the second in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit. The leaders of the four Quad countries will review the progress of Quad initiatives. There will be exchange of views about developments in the Indo-Pacific region and global issues of mutual interest.
He will hold a bilateral meeting with President Joseph Biden, where they will discuss the consolidation of the multi-faceted bilateral relations with the U.S.A.
The Prime Minister will have a meeting with the newly-elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanse on the sideline of the QUAD Summit. Topics of multi-faceted cooperation between India and Australia under the comprehensive strategic partnership will find a place in the talk. Regional and global issues of mutual interest will be discussed in the meeting.
Prime Minister Modi will hold a meeting with Japanese PM Kishida.
Prime Minister Modi will also interact with the Indian diaspora in Japan.