Abe-Modi Meet: Is Japan The New Russia For India?

Workers carry a hoarding featuring India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to load it onto a truck ahead of Abe's visit in Ahmedabad

Abe-Modi Meet: Is Japan The New Russia For India?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sported a blue khaadi sleeveless jacket, a cream-coloured kurta and white pyjamas (long tunic and trousers) and accompanied his host, Indian PM Narendra Modi, on a roadshow that showcased the culture of Indian states.

Washington and Tokyo are making arrangements for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan in early November, The Nikkei learned Wednesday.

- The elaborate lattice work in the mosque is also the reason why the Indo-Islamic piece of art work is often referred to as the Sidi Saiyyed Ni Jali. It is located in the vicinity of the main heritage attractions like Bhadra Fort, Juma Masjid and Manek Chowk. Besides, the two leaders will visit Dandi Kutir, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, at the Mahatma Mandir.

Abe's two-day visit is an effort to cement ties between India and Japan. They will be treated to cultural performances on the way.

With Japan's keen interest to scale-up its partnership in key flagship projects like Make in India, Skill India and the Clean Ganga Mission, India is expected to be benefitted from Japanese technology in several sectors.

The 12th edition of the summit, which will be the fourth meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Shinzo Abe, will be held in Gandhinagar. PM Modi, Abe and his wife Akie, will have dinner at city's noted Agashiye terrace restaurant, popular for the view and kosher Gujarati cuisine, NDTV reports.


The city of Ahmedabad has been decked up to welcome Japanese Prime Minister and his wife.

Both Japan and India will work towards enhancing cooperation on the worldwide level in the Asian and African countries with a focus on infrastructure.

The Japnese PM Shinzo Abe, accompanied by his wife Akie Abe, is on a two-day visit to India, to attend the annual summit between the two countries.

The train's journey, at a minimum operating speed of 320 km/hour, will begin at Sabarmati Railway Station - with 10 cars and 750 passengers - and will culminate at the Bandra-Kurla Complex in, Mumbai, within three hours, after covering 12 stations on the 508-km route. India has been involved in developmental as well as infrastructural projects in Asia and Africa but joining hands with Japan, a more capable power with a larger kitty and advanced technologies, can become effective and efficient.

Senior government officials said Japan is increasingly becoming importance for Gujarat and India as a strategic economic partner as Japan has led FDI growth in Gujarat in recent years.

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