Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka today for the two-day G20 summit that begins tomorrow. With his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the two leaders also held a bilateral summit, discussing a range of subjects including the bullet train project and fugitive economic offenders.
On the sidelines of the summit, PM Modi is expected hold bilateral meet 10 world leaders. The most-watched of these will be the one with US President Donald Trump in view of the multiple disagreements between the two nations, including trade tariffs and an arms deal with Russia.
“Over the next five years, we want to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy… 50,000 start-ups in 5 years is the goal. Digital literacy is increasing and digital transactions are at a record high”, said PM Modi to a large gathering of Indian Community in Kobe.
Over the next two days, PM Modi will attend Japan-America-India (JAI) trilateral and the Russia-India-China (RIC) meet and a meeting of BRICS leaders.