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PM Modi Urges Japanese Business Leaders To Engage More With India

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| October 29 , 2018 , 13:06 IST

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Japan, he interacted with business leaders from India and Japan at the Business Leaders Forum on Monday and urged Japanese businessmen to engage more with India.

At the event, participants gave a thumbs up to reform measures initiated by the PM Modi led government in India and offered their precious suggestions on further improving the startup and innovation ecosystem in India.

Official spokesperson Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar tweeted, “Growing Confidence in India. PM @narendramodi interacted with top business leaders from India and Japan at Business Leaders Forum. PM said that inputs offered at the forum will propel India to achieve global benchmarking and urged Japanese businessmen to engage more with India.”

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Before the commencement of the forum, PM Modi was called upon by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan, Hiroshige Seko to discuss the ways to enhance economic engagement of both the countries.

The METI plays a significant role in strengthening the India-Japan economic relationship.

PM Modi also met Foreign Minister of Japan Taro Kono. The two leaders held a discussion on bilateral, regional and global issues.

Kumar tweeted, “Strengthening the strategic orientation of our relationship. Foreign Minister of Japan Tara Kono called on PM @narendramodi. Held productive and focused the discussion on bilateral, regional and global issues.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address the ‘Make in India: India-Japan partnership in Africa and digital partnership seminar later in the day.