New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said in Tokyo that his government was pursuing a new direction of economic reforms and India was committed to further reform policies.
The Indian prime minister said his government was resolved to make India the most open economy in the world.
Modi told Japanese business leaders that India’s development needs was huge and substantial and there was unprecedented opportunities for Japanese companies.
Earlier on Friday, Modi called on Japanese emperor Akihito ahead of key bilateral talks with his counterpart Shinzo Abe during his three-day visit.
“A rare audience that symbolises the unique warmth between India and Japan. PM Narendra Modi greets His Highness Emperor Akihito of Japan,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
After the annual summit, about 12 pacts will be signed by the two sides, sources said, adding there were also high expectations about the civil nuclear deal being signed.