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HIGHLIGHTS: 21st century will be Asia’s and Indo-Japan ties will play key role, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi held delegation-level talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and attended the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum meeting today. Here are the highlights:

By HT Correspondent | Oct 29, 2018 23:37 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Japan to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit. On Sunday, Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held informal talks at a resort near Mount Fuji and visited a factory of industrial robot manufacturer on Sunday as they spent about eight hours together on the first day of a two-day summit.

PM Modi has said the partnership between the two countries has been fundamentally transformed and it has been strengthened as a ‘special strategic and global partnership’.

Here are the highlights:

6:42pm IST

PM Modi departs for Delhi

5:50pm IST

Thank Shinzo Abe for the hospitality: Modi

5:46pm IST

Interacted with various stakeholders of India-Japan partnership: Modi

5:40pm IST

Held fruitful and extensive talks with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe: Modi

4:18pm IST

2+2 dialogue between foreign and defence ministers: Modi

We have agreed for a 2+2 dialogue between our foreign ministers and defence ministers. The aim of this is to further work towards world peace and stability: Modi

4:16pm IST

Olympics in Japan a great development: Modi

Japan will host the World Rugby Championship, followed by the Olympics. It marks a great development for sports. Wish Japan all the very best: Modi

4:14pm IST

21st century will be Asia’s century: Modi

21st century will be Asia’s century and Indo-Japan ties will play a key role in shaping it: Modi

4:12pm IST

$2.5bn dollar investment will generate 30,000 jobs: Modi

We both agree that from digital partnership to cyberspace, from health to defence, from 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 US dollars in India. This will generate 30,000 jobs: Modi

4:01pm IST

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe sign agreements between India and Japan

 

3:52pm IST

India, Japan to cooperate in Yoga, Ayurveda for first time

India and Japan decided to cooperate for the first time in the areas of traditional medicinal systems such as Yoga and Ayurveda to provide holistic healthcare and wellness in both the countries.

A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed between India’s Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) and the Kanagawa Prefectural Government.

2:42pm IST

PM Modi, Japan’s Shinzo Abe hold delegation level talks

10:58am IST

I urge Japanese businessmen to engage more with India: PM

“I always talk about strong India, strong Japan. I urge Japanese businessmen to engage more with India,” PM Modi says.

10:56am IST

Indo-Japan cooperation in electric mobility will be fruitful: PM

“India is moving ahead in the areas of artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, 3D printing, robotics. India and Japan’s cooperation in the area of electric mobility will prove to be very fruitful,” PM says.

10:51am IST

India’s software and Japan’s hardware can together create miracles: PM

“I have said this before. India’s software and Japan’s hardware can together create miracles,” says PM Modi.

10:48am IST

Reforms undertaken in India are showing results: PM

Reforms undertaken in India are showing results: PM Modi

10:43am IST

My govt has prioritised ease of doing business: PM Modi

My government has prioritised ease of doing business: PM Modi

When I took over the responsibility of the government in 2014, India was at 140th position in the ‘ease of doing business’ ranking of the World Bank. Now India has reached 100th position & we are working towards better ranking: PM

10:40am IST

Japanese working in large numbers in India: PM Modi

Some years ago, I spoke about making a mini-Japan in India. It’s a matter of great happiness for me that today, you are working in an even larger number in India: PM Modi

10:35am IST

India-Japan ties are based on trust: PM Modi

From car manufacturing to communications, Japanese companies have contributed to India: PM Modi

India-Japan ties are based on trust, he says.

10:25am IST

PM Modi at Make in India seminar

PM Modi is with National Security Advisor NSA Ajit Doval at ‘Make in India: India-Japan Partnership in Africa and Digital Partnership’ seminar in Tokyo.

10:01am IST

Japan Business Federation has played important role in strengthening economic relations with India: PM Modi

Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) has played an important role in strengthening economic relations between India and Japan. I invite you to avail of opportunities offered by India : PM Modi at a lunch hosted by the apex Chamber of Commerce in his honour

9:50am IST

PM Modi meets Toshihiro Nikai of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party

9:35am IST

PM Modi meets Japan’s foreign minister

9:20am IST

PM Modi meets industry leaders from India, Japan

PM Modi is at the India-Japan business leaders forum in Tokyo.

7: 46am IST

PM Modi meets Japan’s trade minister, discusses ways to enhance economic engagement

7:14am IST

PM Modi meets Japanese venture capitalists in Tokyo

7:07am IST

We’ll grab world’s attention on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary: PM

We celebrate Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary every year but this time we’ll grab attention of entire world. In Gujarat, his birth place, Sardar sahab’s statue, the tallest in the world, is being built. Sardar sahab ki pratibha jitni oonchi thi, pratima bhi utni hi oonchi banegi: PM

7:01am IST

India preparing to send Gaganyaan into space by 2022: PM Modi

Last year, our scientists created record by launching over 100 satellites into space simultaneously. We sent Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan at very low expense. India is preparing to send Gaganyaan into space by 2022. It’ll be Indian in all ways and the person travelling in it will also be an Indian: PM Modi

6:52am IST

Make in India emerged as global brand: PM Modi

Make in India emerged as global brand today. We’re manufacturing quality products not only for India but for world. India is becoming a global hub, especially in field of electronics and automobile manufacturing.We’re rapidly moving towards being no.1 in mobile phones manufacturing: PM Modi

6:47am IST

India making tremendous progress in digital infrastructure: PM

Today India is making tremendous progress in field of digital infrastructure. Broadband connectivity is reaching villages, over 100 crore mobile phones are active in India,1 GB is cheaper than a small bottle of cold drink. This data is becoming the tool for service delivery: PM Modi

6:45am IST

India is going through a massive transformative phase today: PM

India is going through a massive transformative phase today. The world is appreciating India for its efforts towards services towards humanity. The policies being made in India, the work being done towards public welfare, for these the nation is being felicitated today: PM Modi

6:41am IST

PM extends Diwali greetings to Indian community in Japan

“Like the Diwali lamps, spread your light in Japan and in every corner of the world. This is my wish for you,”says PM Modi at the Indian community event in Tokyo.

6:30am IST

PM Modi at the Indian community event in Tokyo