Tokyo (Japan), May 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a round-table meeting with top executives and CEOs of over 34 Japanese companies in Tokyo on Monday and invited them to join India's "Make in India for the World" campaign.
Apprising the companies of the recent reforms undertaken by India to improve the ease of doing business, PM Modi invited the business leaders to 'Make in India for the World'.
After the meeting, PM Modi in a tweet stated, "Met top business leaders in Tokyo. Our conversations focussed on diverse topics ranging from innovation to investments, tech to textiles and reforms to StartUps. There is great enthusiasm towards India and there is great appreciation for the entrepreneurial skills of India's youth."
PM Modi met with several top Japanese leaders before the business event including Tadashi Yanai (CEO of Fast Retailing, the parent company of Japan's leading apparel brand Uniqlo) and Dr Nobuhiro Endo (the Chairperson of NEC Corporation).
While Yanai lauded the entrepreneurial zeal of Indians, PM Modi discussed Uniqlo's growing presence in India and investment opportunities for textile manufacturing under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme.
The Indian Prime Minister also appreciated NEC's role in India's telecommunication sector, especially in undertaking Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar Islands (CANI) and Kochi-Lakshadweep Islands (KLI) OFC projects.
The round-table meeting took place on the sidelines of the Quad in-person Summit.
PM Modi is also scheduled to have a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also participate in the second in-person Quad Leaders' Summit, which will provide an opportunity for the leaders of the four Quad countries -Japan, Australia, Inda and the US - to review the progress of the grouping's initiatives.