Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting India for two-day visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will welcome Abe at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modiwill welcome Abe at Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Abe, who will be attending India-Japan annual summit meeting, is likely to hold a roadshow with PM Modi. This will be fourth meeting between PM Modi and Abe.
Ahmedabad has been recently included in the World Heritage City list. Japanese PM will be given an overview of the heritage of the city in prime minister Modi’s home state.
On Thursday, Abe and Modi will lay the foundation stone for the high-speed train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai which is expected to be completed by 2022, and is likely to traverse the distance of over 500 km between in around two hours.
Both the leaders visit Sabarmati Ashram and iconic Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in the eastern part of the city famous for its intricate stone lattice work today.
The visit will begin today afternoon with an 8 kilometre road show where Abe will be accorded a grand welcome, officials said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present through the road show with Abe with people lining the streets their cavalcade would pass through.
The 12th edition of the summit, which will be the fourth meeting between PM Modi and Shinzo Abe, will be held in Gandhinagar tomorrow.