Regional Security, Defence On Agenda In PM Modi’s Meeting In Japan

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PM Modi will engage with Mr Abe on a range of issues including defence and regional security.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today attend a two-day summit in Japan to review the progress in ties and deepen strategic dimension of the bilateral relationship. PM Modi said it will be his 12th meeting with Shinzo Abe since he first visited Japan as prime minister in September 2014. Japan and Russia are the only two countries with which India holds an annual bilateral summit and has no ideological or strategic differences.

During the summit, PM Modi will engage with Mr Abe on a range of issues including defence and regional security.

According to All India Radio, PM Modi will be visiting the robotics and automation firm FANUC in Yamanashi and meet business leaders as well. He will be showcasing India as an attractive investment destination to the Japanese investors. Besides, he will also address a Make-in-India event in Tokyo. The Prime Minister will then participate in a community reception that will be attended by the Indian diaspora. Yamanashi, at a distance of around 110 kilometres from Tokyo, is surrounded by several mountains including Mount Fuji – the country's tallest peak at around 3,776 metres.

Here are the LIVE updates on PM Modi's visit to Japan:

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Oct 28, 201807:54 (IST)
This is PM Modi's third visit to Japan as the prime minister. Shinzo Abe, for his part, visited India in 2014, 2015 and 2017 as part of a growing engagement between the two countries.Oct 28, 201807:38 (IST) On his arrival PM Modi was greeted by the Indian diaspora in Japan.

Close to 11 PM local time but the wait was worth every moment.
Proudly waving the Indian flag, the Indian diaspora in Japan enthusiastically greet PM @narendramodi on his arrival at the hotel in #Tokyo. 2 days of hectic engagement begins tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/syPx6r3vXW

– Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) October 27, 2018

Oct 28, 201807:35 (IST) Japan and Russia are the only two countries with which India holds an annual bilateral summit and has no ideological or strategic differences.Oct 28, 201807:35 (IST) PM Modi said it will be his 12th meeting with Shinzo Abe since he first visited Japan as prime minister in September 2014.No more content CommentsSource Article