G20 Osaka Summit: Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe first time after taking charge as prime minister in second stint

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks on Thursday during which they discussed a range of issues of mutual interest. The prime minster said that President Ram Nath Kovind will participate in the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in October. The Prime Minister congratulated Abe and Japan's citizens for the start of the Reiwa era.

Press Trust of India June 27, 2019 13:32:44 IST
G20 Osaka Summit: Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe first time after taking charge as prime minister in second stint
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks on Thursday during which they discussed a range of issues of mutual interest

  • The prime minster said that President Ram Nath Kovind will participate in the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in October

  • The Prime Minister congratulated Abe and Japan's citizens for the start of the Reiwa era

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks on Thursday during which they discussed a range of issues of mutual interest, the first meeting between the two leaders since the start of Japan's Reiwa era. The prime minster said that President Ram Nath Kovind will participate in the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in October.

Modi thanked Abe for his warm welcome to him and the Indian delegation visiting Japan for the G20 Summit. He also appreciated Japan's leadership as the G20 chairman. "PM Narendra Modi met Japanese PM Abe Shinzo ahead of the G20Summit. Discussed broad range of topics of mutual interest. PM said that he was looking forward to visit of PM Abe to India later this year for the Annual Summit," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

The Prime Minister congratulated Abe and Japan's citizens for the start of the Reiwa era. The term for the new era is made up of the two characters Rei and Wa. Rei can mean "commands" or "order", as well as "auspicious" or "good". Wa often means "harmony" and is also used in the Japanese word for "peace", "hei-wa".

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

NEP at par with global standards, no need for students to spend on foreign education, says Ramesh Pokhriyal
India

NEP at par with global standards, no need for students to spend on foreign education, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Addressing a webinar organised by IIT-Kharagpur, Union education minister said the country has a robust education system equipped with high quality research facilities

World Students’ Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh remember APJ Abdul Kalam on 89th birth anniversary
India

World Students’ Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh remember APJ Abdul Kalam on 89th birth anniversary

Kalam was also known as the 'Missile Man of India' for his work on Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998 when a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions were conducted by India

Narendra Modi congratulates Jacinda Ardern on landslide poll win, says 'look forward to working together'
World

Narendra Modi congratulates Jacinda Ardern on landslide poll win, says 'look forward to working together'

The New Zealand prime minister on Saturday won a second term in office in an election landslide of historic proportions