Japanese PM Fumio plans India visit for talks with PM Modi
The Prime Minister of Japan, Kishida Fumio will pay an Official Visit to India on March 20-21, 2023, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, as per Government release. Both sides will discuss bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest. They will also discuss their priorities for their respective Presidencies of the G7 and G20.
The visit comes soon after Indian Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, met the Digital Minister of Japan Kono Taro .
The two held a discussion on collaborating on new technologies, India's digital public infrastructure, and the country's telecom stack. Following his meeting with Japanese digital minister, Vaishnaw took to his Twitter account to share the information.
The meeting of Ashwini Vaishnaw with Japanese digital minister was held only a few days before the India visit of Prime Minister of Japan, Kishida Fumio.
Notably, this is Japanese PM's second visit to India. Last he visited India was in March 2022 for the India-Japan Economic Forum.