Modi met Japanese leaders for a productive discussion

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Japanese foreign Minister Taro Kono and they together had a productive, focused discussion on bilateral, regional and international issues, on Monday. 

On Saturday Modi reached Japan in order to attend the 13th India-Japan annual two-day summit which aims to review the progress in ties and deepen strategic dimension of the bilateral relationship.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted, "Strengthening the strategic orientation of our relationship. Foreign Minister of Japan Taro Kono called on PM @narendramodi. Held productive and focused discussion on bilateral, regional and global issues." 

Indian PM also met Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the Minister of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) Hiroshige Seko.

He praised the efforts of Japan toward the flagship initiatives in India. 

"Secretary General of Liberal Democratic Party Toshihiro Nikai called on PM @narendramodi. PM appreciated his vision and experience in strengthening of our bilateral relationship, specially support extended to the flagship initiatives in India," Kumar tweeted.

He added that Japan's role in India's economic journey continues to be integral to its transformation. 

"Minister of @METI_JPN Hiroshige Seko called on PM @narendramodi. Discussed ways to enhance our economic engagement, specially given METI's role in strengthening our economic partnership," Kumar tweeted.

Modi also addressed a gathering of Indian community in Japan and also met some popular faces of the Japanese venture capitalists. 

with inputs from agency

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