Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Professor Tomio Mizokami – a Padma Awardee, and a distinguished Hindi and Punjabi linguist who promoted Indian tradition and literature among the many Japanese -, in Hiroshima.
In a tweet, Modi stated, “In Hiroshima, I was glad to interact with Professor Tomio Mizokami. A Padma Awardee, he is a distinguished Hindi and Punjabi linguist. He has made numerous efforts to make Indian culture and literature popular among the people of Japan.”
Earlier within the day, Modi unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima and stated that the Gandhian beliefs of peace reverberate globally and provides energy to thousands and thousands.
He additionally met along with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida.
“Had an excellent meeting with PM Kishida this morning. We reviewed the full range of India-Japan relations and also discussed the focus areas of India’s G-20 Presidency and Japan’s G-7 Presidency towards making our planet better, ” he tweeted.
Prime Minister Modi is presently on a six-day go to to Japan, Papua New Guinea and Australia the place he’s scheduled to attend a number of programmes.