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Conversation Between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and H.E. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
October 10, 2013
On Thursday, October 10, commencing at 10:55 a.m. (11:55 a.m. on the same day Japan time) for approximately 10 minutes, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a conversation with H.E. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, during his visit to Brunei to attend ASEAN-related Summit Meetings. An overview of the conversation is as follows.
1. Prime Minister Abe requested Prime Minister Singh’s continued cooperation to ensure that the visit to India by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan will be a historical event, and Prime Minister Singh said the visit by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan is a great honor and he will provide the best support possible.
2. Prime Minister Singh expressed gratitude for ODA extended by the Government of Japan. Prime Minister Singh also mentioned that he welcomes investment in India by Japanese companies. He also said that he wants to further strengthen bilateral relations through the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and other projects.
3. In response, Prime Minister Abe said that he wants to continue to advance the various cooperation projects agreed upon when Prime Minister Singh visited Japan in May this year, and strive to deepen and develop the strategic global partnership.