Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida held talks to boost economic and cultural ties between both nations, All India Radio reported.
Mr. Kishida arrived in New Delhi to pay a two-day visit and was welcomed by Minister of Railways, Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw.
During the annual summit, Mr. Modi and Mr. Kishida exchanged insights over regional and global issues of mutual interest to peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
Both nations hold a multifaceted cooperation within the scope of their Special Global and Strategic Partnership.
Mr. Modi said that Japan’s cooperation in India’s flagship projects such as the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail is remarkable, while noting that both India and Japan understand how significant a secure, reliable, predictable and stable energy supply, as well as to accomplish the goal of sustainable economic growth and address climate change will be for the region.