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PM Modi meets Abe, urges Japanese businessmen to engage more with India

Modi said that the inputs offered at the Business Leaders Forum will propel India to achieve global benchmarking

Press Trust of India  |  Tokyo 

Narendra Modi in Japan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during a meeting, at Yamanashi, Japan, Sunday, Oct 28, 2018. Photo: PTI

Modi on Monday asked Japanese businessmen to engage more with as he interacted with top business leaders from the two countries at a forum in Tokyo.

Modi, who arrived here on Saturday to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, said that the inputs offered at the Business Leaders Forum will propel to achieve global benchmarking. ALSO READ: Modi meets Abe; Japanese PM calls him one of his 'most dependable friends'

"He urged Japanese businessmen to engage more with India," spokesperson tweeted.

Earlier, Modi interacted with some Japanese venture capitalists.

"Participants gave a thumbs up to reform measures initiated by the government and offered suggestions on further improving the startup and innovation ecosystem in India," Kumar said.

PM Modi met Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and held productive, focused discussion on bilateral, regional and global issues. Modi also met Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the Minister of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) Hiroshige Seko. He appreciated the Japanese support extended to the flagship initiatives in India. Earlier, Modi addressed a gathering of vibrant Indian community in Japan and also interacted with some respected names in Japanese venture capitalists.

First Published: Mon, October 29 2018. 09:25 IST
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