Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three day tour of Japan. He is seeking to build deeper ties between the two Asian economic giants. In a special gesture, the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew down to Kyoto to personally greet Mr Modi. Here both the countries have signed a landmark civil nuclear agreement in Tokyo, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks and made some agreements:
Agreement for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy marks historic step in our engagement to build a clean energy partnership: PM
QuoteIndia and its economy are pursuing many transformations. Our aim is to become a major centre for manufacturing, investments: PM
QuoteWe see Japan as a natural partner. We believe there is vast scope to combine our relative advantages: PM Modi
QuoteOur strategic partnership brings peace, stability and balance to the region: PM Modi in Japan
QuoteWe will continue to work together for reforms of the United Nations and strive together for our rightful place in the UNSC: PM Modi
QuoteThank Prime Minister Abe for the support extended for India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group: PM Modi
Furthermore, PM Narendra Modi took a ride on the Japan’s famous high-speed Shinkansen bullet train in Tokyo. We are waiting for this train in India, PM Narendra Modi says at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan. The same technology will be deployed for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway.
Putting #IndiaJapan relations on the fast track! PM @narendramodi and PM @AbeShinzo arrive at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
“A unique friendship on a unique train journey. PM @narendramodi and PM @AbeShinzo inside the Shinkansen bullet train to Kobe,” Mr. Swarup said in another tweet accompanied by a picture of the two leaders inside the train.