Modi accorded warm welcome in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Tokyo, received a rousing welcome on Monday from the Indian expatriates at the Hotel New Otani where he will be staying during his trip.

Har Har Modi”, “Modi Modi”, “Vande Mataram” and “Bharat Mata ki Jai” slogans reverberated at the hotel as Indian expatriates cheered and waved their flags seeing the Prime Minister.

Many children along with their parents were present at the hotel, waving their hands at the Prime Minister’s arrival. Children were seen holding placards with the word “Welcome” written in different languages.

The Prime Minister also interacted with one of the children present there and signed an autograph for him.

Earlier this morning, PM Modi arrived in Tokyo to participate in the Quad summit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

After landing in Tokyo, the Prime Minister tweeted, “Landed in Tokyo. Will be taking part in various programmes during this visit including the Quad Summit, meeting fellow Quad leaders, interacting with Japanese business leaders and the vibrant Indian diaspora.”

Ahead of his visit to Japan, PM Modi on Sunday said that during the Quad summit, leaders will once again have the opportunity to discuss various initiatives and issues of mutual interest.