PM Narendra Modi leaves for India after concluding Japan visit

Before his departure, Modi addressed a luncheon gathering of business leaders in Kobe, a city on Osaka Bay.

By: PTI | Osaka | Published:November 12, 2016 5:54 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan, during which the two countries signed a landmark civil nuclear deal and nine other agreements in various areas. Modi left from the Japanese city of Osaka for New Delhi.

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“Sayonara Japan! An important friendship stands strengthened as PM @narendramodi enplanes from Osaka for the journey back to Delhi,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

Before his departure, Modi addressed a luncheon gathering of business leaders in Kobe, a city on Osaka Bay.

He also travelled in Japan’s famed high-speed Shinkansen bullet train, which is being introduced in India on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad stretch, with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

During the visit, India and Japan signed 10 pacts covering a range of areas such as boosting Japanese investment in infrastructure, railways, and for cooperation in space and agriculture, as part of agreements to bolster bilateral ties.