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Strengthening Indo-Japanese Ties: Modi and Kishida Pledge Advancements at G7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have reaffirmed their commitment to bolstering bilateral relations across various sectors during their meeting at the G7 Summit in Italy. Emphasizing the importance of strong India-Japan ties for stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region, Modi highlighted areas such as defence, technology, semiconductors, clean energy, and digital technology where both nations aim to collaborate intensively.

They also discussed enhancing infrastructure projects like the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail and fostering cultural exchanges to deepen people-to-people connections. The leaders expressed satisfaction with the progress of the India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, marking its 10th year, and affirmed their dedication to expanding cooperation into new and emerging fields. Looking ahead, they anticipated further discussions at the next annual India-Japan summit to continue advancing their strategic alliance.