PM Modi, Shinzo Abe visit Sabarmati Ashram

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe visit Sabarmati Ashram

India Blooms News Service | 13 Sep 2017

Ahmedabad, Sept 13 (IBNS): After a massive roadshow, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shizo Abe visited Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram on Wednesday.

Abe reached India earlier in the day.

He was welcomed to the country by the PM.

The highlight of the moment was when Abe was spotted sporting a a kurta and Indian-style Nehru jacket as he participated in the roadshow with Modi.

Abe arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit to the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed him at the airport.

Immediately after his arrival, Abe was given a guard of honour

A series of performances, showcasing cultural diversity of India, greeted the Japanese PM as he stepped outside the  Ahmedabad airport.

On Thursday, PM Modi and his Japanese counterpart will hold the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit, at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.

This will be the fourth Annual Summit between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe.

The two leaders will review the recent progress in the multifaceted cooperation between India and Japan under the framework of their 'Special Strategic and Global Partnership' and will set its future direction.

The two leaders will attend a public function to mark the commencement of work of India’s first high-speed rail project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, on the second day of Abe's visit to the country.

The train is expected to significantly reduce the travel time between the two cities.

Japan is a pioneer in high-speed rail networks, and its Shinkansen bullet trainis among the fastest in the world.

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe visit Sabarmati Ashram

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