Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and the two leaders have pledged to deepen the robust bilateral ties in a number of areas.
Mr. Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Russian Far East Region.
The meeting between PM Modi and Abe has come after they met at the G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan and on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Biarritz in France.
The Prime Minister’s Office has said in a tweet that there has been continuous engagement for concrete bilateral ties. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet that a global partnership reinforced by robust bilateral ties. PM Narendra Modi met with PM Shinzo Abe on the margins of 5th EEF in Vladivostok.
PM Modi had arrived in Russia to participate in the 20th India-Russia annual summit and the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). He had received a guard of honour at Vladivostok International Airport.
The forum has focused on development of business and investment opportunities in the Russian Far East Region, and presents enormous potential for developing close and mutually beneficial cooperation between India and Russia in the region.