Source: News Bharati English10 Nov 2016 12:06:57
New Delhi, November 10: On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a 3-day visit to Japan to participate in the annual bilateral summit in Tokyo. He aims to look forward in boosting our “Make in India” mission and further strengthen the trade and investment ties.On the way PM Modi halted in Thailand to pay homage to the Late King, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
"It will not only boost our trade and investment ties, but will also create skilled jobs in India, improve our infrastructure and give a boost to our 'Make in India' mission. The high-speed railway cooperation between India and Japan is a shining example of the strength of our cooperation," PM Modi said. This will be Modi's second visit to Japan as Prime Minister.PM Modi will be holding the annual summit meeting with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe during which two countries are expected to sign a civil nuclear deal, besides discussing ways to step up co-operation in the areas like trade, investment and security. Modi will call on Japanese Emperor Akihito and review the entire spectrum of the bilateral cooperation with Prime Minister Abe in Tokyo on November 11.
On November 12, “Prime Minister Abe and I will travel to Kobe to visit the Kawasaki Heavy Industries which posses Shinkansen - the technology that will be deployed for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed railway.” Modi said.
"Today, Japan is one of the top investors in India. But many Japanese companies, which are household names in India, have been committed to the potential of Indian economy for several decades. The high-speed railway cooperation between the two countries would boost bilateral trade and investment,” he added.