Delegation of Japan-India Parliamentarians' Friendship League calls on PM Modi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept.23 (ANI): A delegation of Japan-India Parliamentarians' Friendship League (JIPFL) called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The delegation was led by Mr. Hiroyuki Hosoda, and included Mr. Katsuya Okada, Masaharu Nakagawa, Mr. Naokazu Takemoto and Mr. Yoshiaki Wada. The JIPFL delegation conveyed their condolences for the victims of the cross-border terror attack in Uri, J&K on 18 September 2016. The JIPFL delegation welcomed PM's call for greater international cooperation against the global menace of terrorism, and for coordinated efforts to isolate the State sponsors of terrorism. The Prime Minister recalled his successful visit to Japan in 2014, during which he had interacted with JIPFL in Tokyo. The Prime Minister said that India and Japan have laid the foundations for strong cooperation in many areas for decades to come. The JIPFL delegation conveyed that there is strong bipartisan support in Japan for strengthening relations between Japan and India, and welcomed the progress achieved in High Technology cooperation, especially in High Speed Railway. The Prime Minister recalled that Prime Minister Abe's visit to India in 2015 was a landmark visit in the history of our bilateral relations, and said that he is looking forward to visiting Japan in the near future. (ANI)