Modi leaves for Kobe aboard bullet train in Tokyo

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Tokyo, Nov 12, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is meeting his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the annual India-Japan bilateral summit, arrived at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen bullet train on Saturday.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted:

Swarup said in another tweet accompanied by a picture of the two leaders inside the train:

Modi, accompanied by Abe, will travel to Kobe using the bullet train. The same technology will be deployed for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway.

Modi, who arrived here on Thursday, started Friday by calling on Japanese Emperor Akihito.

This is his second visit to Japan in two years.

Wefornews Bureau

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