‘Make in India has become a global brand’: PM Modi in Japan

PM Modi speaking at the Make in India, Digital Partnership and India-Japan Partnership in Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with top business leaders from India and Japan as well as the Indian community in Tokyo. He spoke about the various development projects in India and said that the central government’s Make in India initiative has emerged as a global brand today.

“Make in India has emerged as a global brand today. We are manufacturing quality products not only for India but for the world. India is becoming a global hub, especially in the field of electronics and automobile manufacturing. We are rapidly moving towards becoming number one in mobile phones manufacturing,” Prime Minister Modi said while addressing an Indian Community Event here as part of the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.

He also interacted with top business leaders from India and Japan at Business Leaders Forum. PM said that inputs offered at the Forum will propel India to achieve global benchmarking and urged Japanese businessmen to engage more with India.

PM Modi at the India and Japan Business Leaders Forum

Prime Minister Modi also addressed the ‘Make in India: India-Japan Partnership in Africa and Digital Partnership’ seminar, later in the day.



Prime Minister also recounted scores of developmental works India has done in recent years, including metro rail construction in several places, smart city development, making of high-speed corridor constructions etc.

“When I took over the responsibility of the government in 2014, India was at 140th position in the ‘ease of doing business’ ranking of the World Bank. Now India has reached 100th position and we are working towards better ranking.”

He will also hold delegation level talks with his Japanese counterpart and discuss the strengthening of collaboration in key areas such as defence, security, Indo-Pacific cooperation, and technology as well as review the progress of India-Japan ties.

The Indian premier also met Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) Hiroshige SekoModi and the Foreign Minister of Japan Taro Kono.

Modi, who arrived in Japan, last week, is on a two-day official visit to Japan to participate in the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.

(With ANI inputs)

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