‘Leaving Japan after…’: PM Modi as he departs for India post Quad summit | World News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who described his trip to Japan as “fruitful”, said on Tuesday that “the quad will emerge as a vibrant platform for further global goodwill” as he leaves New Delhi from Tokyo.

“After a fruitful visit I am leaving Japan and I have participated in various bilateral and multilateral programs. The Quad is happy to emerge as a vibrant platform for further global good. “We had excellent bilateral meetings with all quad leaders.”

Modi said he had had excellent discussions with Japanese business leaders and had a “fascinating conversation” with the vibrant Indian community in Japan.

“I thank the Government of Japan and the people for the warm hospitality,” he said.

Modi met with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida in Tokyo and the dual leaders agreed to further enhance bilateral security and defense cooperation, including in the field of defense production.

Modi held a bilateral meeting with Kishida, during which he emphasized the importance of maintaining the momentum of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries.

“I had an excellent meeting with the Prime Minister @ kishida230. This meeting gave us the opportunity to review the full range of relations between India and Japan. Modi said on Twitter that our cooperation is growing fast and it is good for the people of our countries.

Modi met US President Joe Biden earlier in the day and vowed to work jointly with a regulatory international mandate and a connected and secure world.

The two leaders reviewed progress under the Bilateral Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and are committed to deepening the India-US key defense partnership. The talks focused on increasing global health, epidemic preparedness and cooperation in critical and emerging technologies.

In a statement to the media ahead of the meeting, Modi said that the two parties have a strategic partnership based on trust and that their common interests in defense and their shared values ​​have strengthened the bond of trust. “I am sure India-US friendship will continue to be a great force for global peace and stability, the planet’s sustainability and human development,” he said.

On the side of the Quad Summit, Modi said he had “fruitful” discussions with Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and reviewed the multilateral bilateral cooperation and his desire to deepen it.

Prime Minister’s Office tweeted: “Maintaining friendship with Australia

Modi congratulated Albanese on his electoral victory.

(With inputs from agencies)

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