EAM Jaishankar in Japan: India’s Credibility and Effectiveness as a Partner Shines

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar emphasized the importance of Japan recognizing India’s transformation at the first Raisina Roundtable in Tokyo. He highlighted India’s rapid development, citing infrastructure growth, educational advancements, and innovation culture, making India a more credible partner.

Dr. Jaishankar stressed the need for India and Japan to work towards reforming the United Nations to adapt to the current global landscape. He emphasized the significance of maintaining a rules-based order and ensuring that the balance remains in favor of freedom and transparency.

Addressing the volatile and unpredictable nature of the world, Jaishankar called for cooperation from Japan in development assistance in the Global South. India’s development efforts span across 78 nations, showcasing its commitment to uplifting regions worldwide.

The Raisina Roundtable@Tokyo focused on the strategic partnership between India and Japan and how both countries plan to address global challenges. Jaishankar’s visit coincides with the 16th India-Japan Foreign Ministers Strategic Dialogue with Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa.

During the dialogue, bilateral, regional, and global issues will be discussed, with a focus on cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region for peace and prosperity. The partnership between India and Japan has strengthened in various sectors such as defense, digital technologies, clean energy, and connectivity in the past decade.


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