PM Modi to leave for two-day visit to Japan today, will attend QUAD meet

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Japan today to participate in the Quad Summit. During his visit, PM Modi will also meet US President Joe Biden.

Apart from this, he will also hold bilateral meetings with the Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia. Along with this, Prime Minister Modi will hold a meeting with CEOs of three dozen companies of Japan. Along with this, a program of his interaction with non-resident Indians living in Japan has also been kept.

The Prime Minister will be in Japan for a total of 40 hours during which he has 23 meetings scheduled. Giving further details of the Quad Summit, the Ministry of External Affairs said that the meeting would provide an opportunity to the top leaders to exchange views on the development of the Indo-Pacific region and contemporary global issues of mutual interest.

Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said on Saturday that the upcoming summit will provide an opportunity for leaders to take stock of the progress made so far under the Quad framework and guide them for the future. Amit Malviya said that PM Modi will leave for Tokyo on the night of 22 May. The next morning i.e. on May 23, he will reach Japan and then attend the meetings.

Simultaneously, the top leaders of all four countries will review the progress of the Quad Initiative and Working Groups. Also identify new areas of cooperation and provide strategic guidance and vision for future cooperation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s practice of holding more and more meetings in less time during foreign visits will continue in Japan too.


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