Japan’s Indian community made pioneering contributions in different fields: PM Modi in Tokyo
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed and interacted with over 700 members of the Indian diaspora in Japan on Monday.
Before the event, the Prime Minister met with Japanese indologists, sportspersons, and cultural artists who are contributing to promoting cultural and people-to-people exchanges between India and Japan.
Modi also met Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardees in Japan. Indian diaspora in Japan is over 40,000.
Japan’s Indian community has made pioneering contributions in different fields. They have also remained connected with their roots in India. I thank the Indian diaspora in Japan for the warm welcome. pic.twitter.com/cfMCzM4XVf— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2022
He appreciated the Indian community members for their skills, talent and entrepreneurship and their connection with the motherland.
Invoking Swami Vivekananda and Rabindra Nath Tagore, PM Modi underlined the deep cultural ties that exist between India and Japan.
He also highlighted the various socio-economic developments and reform initiatives in India in recent years, particularly in the domains of infrastructure, governance, green growth, and digital revolution.
He invited the Indian Community to join and take forward the campaign of ‘Bharat Chalo, Bharat se Judo’.