India and Japan sign civil nuclear deal

Post the bilateral summit both the leaders witnesses signing of agreements in wide range of sectors including the landmark civil nuclear agreement.

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Tokyo, Nov 11 Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe formally met for the annual India-Japan bilateral summit here on Friday.

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Post the bilateral summit both the leaders witnesses signing of agreements in wide range of sectors including the landmark civil nuclear agreement.

After signing the agreements PM Modi and PM Abe jointly addressed the press. PM during his joint press statement said that, "The Agreement for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy marks a historic step in our engagement to build a clean energy partnership".

PM Modi, who arrived here on Thursday, started Friday by calling on Japanese Emperor Akihito.

He also attended a meeting of the India-Japan Business Leaders' Forum and addressed a business luncheon of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Keidanren or the Japanese Business Federation.

Later, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, Economy, Trade and Investment Minister Hiroshige Seko and former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori called on the visiting Indian Prime Minister.

This is Modi's second visit to Japan in two years.

(With agency inputs)

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