Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Japanese PM is on a two-day visit to India. PM Modi and PM Shinzo Abe also held a roadshow from the Ahmedabad airport and headed towards the Sabarmati Ashram.
Abe will attend the India-Japan annual summit meeting, wherein the two leaders are expected to focus on enhancing bilateral and strategic ties. The summit will be held in Gandhinagar.
They will also review the recent progress in the multifaceted cooperation between India and Japan under the framework of their ‘Special Strategic and Global Partnership’.
The two leaders will also attend a function to mark the commencement of work of India’s first high-speed rail project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
Besides this, an India-Japan Business Plenary will also be held.