Japan PM Fumio Kishida on two-day India visit for India-Japan Annual Summit
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"The summit will provide an opportunity to review and strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas as well as exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, so as to advance partnership for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo Pacific region"
Both sides expressed a desire to further strengthen our Special Strategic and Global Partnership. The ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi well versed that this will be the first meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Japanese Prime Minister Kishida. "India-Japan Summit will be held on March 19th. At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida will be undertaking an official visit to New Delhi from 19-20 March for 14th India-Japan Annual Summit. This will be the first summit of these two leaders”, said Bagchi and noted that the last annual summit took place in Tokyo back in 2018. Underscoring the importance of the bilateral ties, the MEA spokesperson said both India and Japan have multifaceted cooperation within the ambit of their special strategic and global partnership.
“The summit will provide an opportunity to review and strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas as well
Several infrastructure projects are underway through Japanese assistance including Mumbai Ahmedabad HighSpeed Rail, Dedicated Freight Corridor, metro projects, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Projec
Several infrastructure projects are underway through Japanese assistance including Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail, Dedicated Freight Corridor, metro projects, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project. India and Japan had signed a Digital joint venture in October 2018. At present, Indian startups have raised more than $10 billion from Japanese Venture Capitals. India and Japan have also launched a private sector driven fund-of-funds to invest in technology startups in India which has raised $100 million so far. Both sides also have Cooperation in the field of ICT, in areas such as 5G, under-sea cables, telecom and network security. A workshop on 5G was also held. Progress has also been made in skill development. The total number of Japan India Institutes of Manufacturing (JIM) now is 19 (it was eight in 2018). These institutes are established by Japanese companies based in India for training skilled worker. Last year witnessed increasing bilateral and multilateral engagement between India and japan and further strengthening of the india japan special strategic and global partnership.