Prime Minister Fumio Kishida welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Hiroshima, Japan today.
Prime Minister Kishida praised the friendship between India and Japan, highlighting the strong strategic partnership between the two countries. He expressed his hope for increased cooperation in areas like innovation and renewable energy. He also indicated his desire for India to take a more significant role in global security and global economics going forward.
Prime Minister Kishida also emphasized the importance of political dialogue to promote peace and prosperity in the region. He noted that G7 countries can contribute to regional security and stability by continuing to take steps to build trust and dialogue, and highlighted the symbolic significance of the Hiroshima summit.
Finally, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his belief that the G7 summit will provide an important opportunity for India to engage with world leaders, and to be recognized as a major player in global economics and politics.