PM Modi departs for India after three-day visit to Japan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kobe [Japan], Nov. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday departs for India after three-day official visit to Japan. During his 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 leader also signed landmark 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)