Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day visit to Japan for the Annual Summit during which he will hold key bilateral talks with counterpart Shinzo Abe.
This is the Prime Minister’s second visit to the country in two years.
PM Modi speaks at the CII-KEIDANREN business luncheon in Tokyo. KEIDANREN is the Japan Business Federation.
- My personal engagement with the leadership, government, industry and people of Japan is now almost a decade old.
- Japan in India is benchmark of quality, excellence, honesty and integrity. We’re familiar with Japan’s contributions to development in other parts of the world.
- Asia has emerged as the new centre of global growth. This is because of its competitive manufacturing, and expanding markets.
- India and Japan will have to continue to play an important role in Asia’s emergence. In 2015, the Indian economy grew faster than other major economies.
- Strong India strong Japan will also be a stabilising factor in Asia and the world. Japan has emerged as the 4th largest source of FDI and that too in various fields.
- We will be proactive in addressing your concerns.We will further strengthen special mechanisms including Japanese industrial townships
- Made in India’ and ‘Made by Japan’ combination has started working wonderfully.
- Lower labour costs, large domestic market and macro-economic stability combine to make India a very attractive investment destination. India is pursuing a new direction of economic reforms. My resolve is to make it the most open economy in the world.
- Even against weak international economic scenario, news from India is of strong growth. It is of incredible opportunities & India’s credible policies.
- India gets inspiration through teachings of truth from Gautam Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi. India and Japan are best suited to work together.
- Japan has an important role as India needs scale, speed and skill. Involvement in our mega projects signifies scale and speed. The skill initiatives are also underway
- The combination of your hardware and our software is fantastic. Let us join hands and march forward and explore bigger potentials and brighter prospects.”
Ahead of the annual India-Japan bilateral summit later in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called on Japanese Emperor Akihito. “A rare audience that symbolises the unique warmth between #IndiaJapan. PM @narendramodi greets His Highness Emperor Akihito of Japan,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. “Speaking of civilizations. PM @narendramodi and Emperor Akihito talk of the common bonds of #IndiaJapan and the future of Asia,” Swarup said in another tweet.