Modi in Japan: PM addresses Indian diaspora in Tokyo, says will grab world's attention on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in Japan at the Indian Community Centre in Tokyo on Monday. PM Modi hailed Japan for its contribution towards the global economy and stressed on India’s “massive transformation”. Praising his government, PM Modi said, “The world is appreciating India for its efforts towards services towards humanity. The policies being made in India, the work being done towards public welfare, for these the nation is being felicitated today.” He also said that India will “grab world’s attention” on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary celebration scheduled to be held on October 31. “Sardar sahab ki pratibha jitni oonchi thi, pratima bhi utni hi oonchi banegi,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Indian Community Event in Tokyo, Japan. pic.twitter.com/hYRG0GxfTn— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
We celebrate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary every yr but this time we'll grab attention of entire world. In Gujarat, his birth place, Sardar sahab's statue-the tallest in the world-is being built. Sardar sahab ki pratibha jitni oonchi thi, pratima bhi utni hi oonchi banegi: PM pic.twitter.com/IUMGFftcv9— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
The prime minister also talked about the ‘Make in India’ initiative emerging as a global brand today. PM Modi said that the country is manufacturing quality products for the world and it is soon becoming a “global hub”, rapidly moving towards being No.1 in mobile phones manufacturing.
Jis tarah Diwali mein deepak jahan rehta hai ujala failata hai usi tarah aap bhi Japan aur dunia ke har kone mein apna aur desh ka naam roshan karein, yahi meri aap sabke liye bahut bahut shubhkaamna hai: PM Modi at Indian Community Event in Tokyo, Japan. pic.twitter.com/QRCW4DUTGI— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
Today India is making tremendous progress in field of digital infrastructure. Broadband connectivity is reaching villages, over 100 Cr mobile phones are active in India,1 GB is cheaper than a small bottle of cold drink. This data is becoming the tool for service delivery: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/ilcbbgcZh1— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
He also lauded Indian scientists who set a record by launching over 100 satellites into space simultaneously. India is preparing to send Gaganyaan into space by 2022, Modi said.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to meet venture capitalists in Tokyo on Monday.
Last yr our scientists created record by launching over 100 satellites into space simultaneously.We sent Chandrayaan&Mangalyaan at very low expense.India is preparing to send Gaganyaan into space by '22. It'll be Indian in all ways&one travelling in it, will also be an Indian: PM pic.twitter.com/M5b41m7Wmu— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Japan for the 13th annual Indo-Japan summit. He met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for an informal meeting on Sunday at the picturesque Yamanashi. The Japanese prime minister greeted Modi affectionately with a hug and called him “one of his most dependable friends”. Abe said he would like to strengthen bilateral cooperation to realise a free and open Indo-Pacific. Prime Minister Modi was an outstanding leader of his great country, the Japanese premier said. “I have always believed and stated that the relationship between Japan and India is blessed with the largest potential in the world,” he said.