New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day Japan visit, which is his second visit to Japan in two years, comes due to the growing influence of China in the region. 
 
PM Modi is expected to sign on papers a landmark nuclear energy deal with Japan, which will take shape after six years of negotiations. 
 
PM Modi, on Friday addressed the India-Japan Business Leader’s Forum (IJBLF) meeting and invited Japanese technology and experience to India. 
 
Civil Nuclear agreement, along with the U-2 amphibious aircraft deal worth $1.5 billion is supposed to be the highlight of the visit. 
 
Trade, investment and security are other important aspects to be covered during Modi’s visit. 
 
Nuclear deal with Japan will enable the latter to supply fuel, technology and nuclear reactors to the former. 
 
Japan has already assured India that if it conducts nuclear tests, then it will find no Japanese cooperation. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe had conveyed the same to PM Modi last year. 
 
First Published | 11 November 2016 9:59 AM
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