PM Modi interacts with Indian diaspora in Japan's Hiroshima
Hiroshima (Japan), May 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Hiroshima, Japan, on Friday to attend the G7 Summit, interacted with members of the Indian diaspora.
Members of Japan's Indian diaspora gathered at a hotel near Hiroshima. The community welcomed the Indian Prime Minister and cheered "Bharat Mata ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram."
Indian community were "extremely excited" to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister also spoke with the children who had assembled for the occasion.
"PM Modi met us and he said he was happy to meet us too...." a girl said.
The PM has endeavoured to interact with the Indian community during every foreign visit.
PM Modi landed in Hiroshima, Japan on Friday to attend the G7 Summit.
"Landed in Hiroshima to join the G7 Summit proceedings. Will also be having bilateral meetings with various world leaders," the PM said on Twitter.
On the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, PM Modi is attending the G7 Summit under the Japanese Presidency.
"PM Narendra Modi sets foot in the historic city of Hiroshima. The PM will attend the G7 Summit under Japan's presidency at the invitation of PM Fumio Kishida. Besides other bilateral engagements, PM will also participate in the Quad Leaders' Meeting," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.
Hiroshima is the first stop of PM Modi's three-nation tour, which will also take him to Papua New Guinea and Australia.
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