Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Sugar on Friday and the two leaders agreed that a strong relationship between India and Japan would help address current regional and global challenges. He expressed his intention to further strengthen the progress made in the last few years in the field of special strategic and global partnership between the two countries.
A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said that Modi had congratulated Suga on his appointment as Prime Minister and invited him to visit India at the annual bilateral conference. “The two leaders agreed that over the years, India-Japan has made significant progress in the special strategic and global partnership and expressed their desire to further strengthen this relationship based on mutual trust and partnership values,” the statement said. . ”
Modi and Sugao also agreed that the partnership between the two countries is more relevant today in the face of other global challenges, including the Covid-19 epidemic. According to the statement, he stressed that the economic structure of an independent, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region should be built on flexible supply chains, and in this context he said that India, Japan and other like-minded countries welcome cooperation between us.
The two leaders praised the progress of economic partnership between the two countries and welcomed the finalization of the content of the agreement on skilled labor in this regard. During the dialogue, Prime Minister Modi invited Suga to India for the annual bilateral summit after the situation was created due to the global Covid-19 epidemic.
Modi later tweeted, “Very good communication with Prime Minister Yoshihide Sugar. With the tremendous growth of our relationship over the past few years, we have also exchanged views on special strategic and global partnerships.” Will help, “he said.” We look forward to working with Prime Minister Sugar to further strengthen our partnership in each case.
It is learned that Suga Shinzo Abe has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Japan. Abe has resigned due to health reasons. Suga was officially elected the new prime minister in a vote in Japan’s parliament this month. Suga had been close to Abe for a long time.