Bilaterals with Biden, Quad Summit: Prime Minister Modi draws up the program for his visit to Japan | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is due to leave for Japan on Sunday evening to take part in the second in person Quad Leaders Summit, said he would hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden this week. “I will hold a bilateral meeting with President Joseph Biden, where we will discuss further strengthening our multi-faceted bilateral relationship with the United States. We will also continue our dialogue on regional developments and contemporary global issues,” read Prime Minister Modi’s departure statement as he explained the agenda for the visit to Tokyo.

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The Prime Minister also said he was looking forward to meeting new Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. This will be the first Quad Leader Summit for the Australian Leader as a PM.

“I look forward to a bilateral meeting with him (Anthony Albanese) during which the multifaceted cooperation between India and Australia under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and regional and global issues of mutual interest will be discussed.” , the statement said.

On Saturday, Prime Minister Modi congratulated Anthony Albanese on the Australian Labor Party’s victory in the country’s federal election. “I look forward to working to further strengthen our comprehensive strategic partnership and for common priorities in the Indo-Pacific region,” Modi said in his congratulatory tweet.

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Modi will be in Tokyo on Monday and Tuesday. He was invited by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. “During my visit to Tokyo, I look forward to continuing our conversation, with the aim of enhancing the special strategic and global partnership between India and Japan,” the Prime Minister stressed.

He will also engage with the Japanese business community and the Indian diaspora.

The Quad leaders’ summit will be held on Tuesday and will focus on challenges and opportunities across the Indo-Pacific and ways to realize the vision of a free, open and inclusive region, the business secretary said on Saturday. foreigners Vinay Kwatra.