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Modi implement policies like a Bullet train, strong India good for Japan: Abe

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 December 2015, 11:13 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is on a three-day trip to India, claimed strong India is good for Japan, while a strong Japan is good for India.

"A strong India is good for Japan and a strong Japan is good for India," Abe said before attending the Business Leaders Forum here.

He also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for speedily implementing new policies in the nation.

"Prime Minister Modi's economic policies are like Shinkansen-High speed, safe and reliable and carrying many people along," Shinzo said.

Mr PM also took charge to boast India and said, "India is a land of possibilities with excellent human resources and a technological base and Japan has been there at every turning point."

"Today there is a 'Make in India' movement in Japan with a $12 billion fund," he said.

He further said that not just high speed train, India wants high speed growth.

Shinzo Abe is in the national capital on a three-day visit for annual summit with Prime Minister Modi during which the two sides are expected to seal a Rs 98,000 crore deal for India's first bullet train track and deliberate on a civil nuclear agreement.

After this Prime Minister Modi and Abe will leave for Varanasi to attend Ganga Aarti.

First Published: Saturday, December 12, 2015 11:01 [IST]
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