PM Narendra Modi welcomes Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Ahmedabad

Published: 13th September 2017 05:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th September 2017 06:52 PM  

The twin cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, which will host a slew of programmes during the high-profile visit, are all decked up to welcome the Japan PM Shinzo Abe. (Photo | AP)
Ahead of the Japanese Prime Minister's visit, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday said that Ahmedabad is all set to welcome the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. (Photo | PTI)
Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday said in a tweet that India truly values its ties with Japan and looks forward to further boosting the bilateral relations in a wide range of areas. (Photo | PTI)
Abe, who is accompanied by his wife Akie Abe, has a hectic schedule for the next two days in Modi's home state, including laying of the foundation stone for India's first bullet train, to be run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, and to attend the 12th Indo-Japan Summit. (Photo | AP)
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who arrived here today on a two-day visit, was accorded a warm welcome by his counterpart Narendra Modi at the Ahmedabad airport. (Photo | AP)
The 12th edition of the summit, which will be the fourth meeting between PM Modi and Shinzo Abe, will be held in Gandhinagar tomorrow. (Photo | AP)
Shinzo Abe was presented a guard of honour at the airport, after which artistes performed the traditional Gujarati dance showcasing the state's rich cultural traditions. (Photo | AP)
According to TV reports, around 9,000 policemen are deployed across Ahmedabad. First of a kind 9-km long roadshow will follow post the grand welcome of Shinzo Abe and wife. (Photo | AP)
Breaking away from official protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday proceeded on a roadshow with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe soon after the latter's arrival here on a two-day visit. (Photo | AP)
The two Prime Ministers visited Sabarmati Ashram, which was established by Mahatma Gandhi on the banks of the River Sabarmati.(Photo | AP)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and PM Narendra Modi pay their respects in front of a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmadabad. (Photo | AP)
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