PM Modi warmly welcomed by Indian community in Japan

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday warmly welcomed by members of the Indian community in Japan after his arrival in Tokyo to attend the annual bilateral summit.

Modi, who arrived here after a brief stopover in Thai capital Bangkok to pay respects to revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, met the members of the Indian community in the lobby of the hotel where he is staying. “The Indian community extends a very warm welcome to the Prime Minister on his arrival in Tokyo,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted along with his photograph with the community members.

Modi, who is on his second visit to Japan in two years, will meet his counterpart Shinzo Abe and hold wide-ranging talks tomorrow. He will also have an audience with Japanese Emperor Akihito. The Prime Minister will also meet some opposition and other political leaders.