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PM Modi arrives home after Japan visit

Updated: Nov 12, 2016 23:11 IST
New Delhi [India], Nov. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday night after concluding his three-day Japan visit.

During the visit Prime Minister Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of outer space, which would enable cooperation in satellite navigation, planetary exploration and space industry promotion, joint missions and studies.

Both the leaders also signed a historic civil nuclear cooperation deal and the Gujarat Government and Hyogo Prefecture also exchanged MoU of Cooperation.

Pitching for 'Make in India' initiative here Prime Minister Modi said that Tokyo plays an important role in the scheme, as India needs scale, speed and skill.

He also met Japanese Emperor Akihito, where they discussed the common bonds between their nations and deliberated on the future of Asia. (ANI)