New Delhi: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reach in New Delhi today on a three-day official visit amid hope that a pact will be firmed up on India’s first bullet train and over improvement in the talks on a civil nuclear deal.
Mr Abe was get by Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha.
Mr Abe will hold the annual summit meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. He will call on President Pranab Mukherjee, address the Japan-India novelty Seminar and meet business leaders.
Another highlight is Mr Abe’s trip to Varanasi on Saturday where he will visit the Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat. Mr Modi will accompany Mr Abe to his Lok Sabha constituency.
At the last summit meeting in Tokyo in 2014, India and Japan agreed to Conveyance the bilateral relationship to special strategic and global partnership.
Mr Modi and Mr Abe met last month on the sidelines of the 13th ASEAN-India Summit at Kuala Lumpur and throughout the Paris climate change conference.
The proposed bullet train line between Mumbai and Ahmedabad would cost Rs. 98,000 crore, according to a joint project practicability study, co-financed by the Indian Railways and the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
There are also speculations over a civil clear deal for which saying are on.
India sees Japan as an fateful player in the nuclear energy sector, with major Japanese firms manufacturing components for related appliance.