Representational image of PM Narendra Modi with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.

PM Modi Arrives in Delhi After Two-Day Visit to Japan

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Concluding his two-day trip to Japan, PM Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi during the wee hours of Tuesday, 30 October.

PM Modi, while addressing Japanese nationals on Monday, 29 October, spoke at length about the ‘Make in India’ campaign and said that he is happy a large number of Japanese citizens are working in India.

He earlier addressed the Indian community at an event in Tokyo, where he called the ‘Make in India’ campaign a “global brand”.

  • During the summit, Modi engaged with Abe on a range of issues, including defence and regional security
  • Abe hosted Modi at his holiday home in the picturesque Yamanashi prefecture for a private dinner on Sunday, following which both the leaders traveled to Tokyo by train
  • It was PM Modi’s 12th meeting with Abe since he first visited Japan as prime minister in September 2014

PM Modi Leaves for Delhi

PM Modi leaves for Delhi, after his three day visit to Japan in which he took part in bilateral talks, dined with Japanese PM Abe and signed and exchanged 32 documents.

PM Modi Tweets in Japanese, Thanks Abe for Hospitality

PM Modi took to Twitter to express his gratitude towards Japanese PM Shinzo Abe for his hospitality. He said that: "It is always a delight to meet him and discuss the way ahead for India-Japan ties."

PM Modi further put out tweets in Japanese saying that this visit of his will strenghthen the relationship between India and Japan in many fields including trade, technology and human relationship.

32 Documents Announced & Exchanged Between Modi and Abe

32 documents were announced and exchanged in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe underscoring the growing convergence in political in political economic and strategic interests, said the Minister of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar.

These included documents in areas of Healthcare and Wellness, Defence, Economics, Food Value Chain and Agriculture etc.

I Hear Japanese Investors Will Put Money in India: PM Modi

PM Modi, in his address, said that he has been told that Japanese investors are about to announce that they will invest 2.5 billion US dollars in India.

We both agree that from digital partnership to cyberspace, health, defence, ocean to space, in every field we will strengthen our partnership. I have been told that today Japan investors have announced that they will invest 2.5 billion US dollars in India.
PM Modi.

Japan & India Have Agreed for a Two-Plus-Two Dialogue: PM Modi

Modi also said that Japanese PM Abe and he have agreed for a two plus two dialogue between the Foreign and Defence Ministers of India and Japan.

"The aim of this is to further work towards world peace & stability," said Modi.