PM Modi’s meeting with the Japanese PM will provide an opportunity for both leaders to carry forward their conversations from the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit held in March 2022…reports Asian Lite News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also hold bilateral talks with US President Biden on the sidelines of the summit.
Both leaders are expected to review the India-US Strategic Partnership and follow up on discussions held during PM Modi’s bilateral meeting with President Biden in September 2021. They will also exchange views on regional and global developments of shared interest.
PM Modi is also likely to hold a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
This summit is the fourth interaction of Quad Leaders since their first virtual meeting in March 2021, an in-person summit in Washington DC in 2021 and the virtual meeting in March 2022.
The Quad summit provides an opportunity for the leaders to exchange views about developments in the Indo-Pacific region and contemporary global issues of mutual interest, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
“The leaders will review the progress of Quad initiatives and working groups, identify new areas of cooperation and provide strategic guidance and vision for future collaboration,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.
PM Modi’s meeting with the Japanese PM will provide an opportunity for both leaders to carry forward their conversations from the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit held in March 2022.
During the visit, PM Modi will participate in a business event with Japanese business leaders and also address and interact with the Indian community in Japan.
Meanwhile, PM Modi and Australian PM Scott Morrison are expected to review the India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and exchange views on regional and global developments of mutual interest.
“The last bilateral meeting between the two prime ministers was held virtually on March 21 followed by the signing of the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade on April 2,” the MEA said.