PM Modi convenes a Cabinet meeting on his return from Japan
26 May, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava
Modi landed in the national capital early Wednesday morning after attending the Quad Leaders' Summit as part of a two-day visit to Japan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in the national capital early Wednesday morning after attending the Quad Leaders’ Summit as part of a two-day visit to Japan. He promptly convened a Cabinet meeting.
The meeting included senior Cabinet ministers such as Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, S Jaishankar, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Kiren Rijiju, Anurag Thakur, and Smriti Irani.
Following a two-day trip to Japan that included participation in the Quad Leaders’ Summit, PM Modi landed at the Air Force Station, Palam on Wednesday.
In the fourth Quad leaders meeting, PM Modi emphasized India’s continuous and principled stance on the need for a pause of hostilities, restoration of dialogue, and diplomacy.
PM Modi, along with the leaders of the Quad nations, attended the fourth meeting of the leaders, which saw Australia, Japan, and the US criticize Russian military action in Ukraine.
The leaders reaffirmed their shared commitment to a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific, as well as the significance of respecting the values of sovereignty, territorial integrity, and peaceful dispute settlement, during the summit.
They discussed events in the Indo-Pacific region as well as the European war.
On the margins of the Quad Summit, Prime Minister Modi met with US President Joe Biden and new Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese for bilateral meetings on Tuesday. He also met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in a bilateral meeting.
Prime Minister attended a number of events on Monday, the first day of his visit to Japan. He attended and hosted a corporate roundtable in Tokyo to launch the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity. In addition, he interacted with people from the Indian community.