Prime Minister Narendra Modi met NEC Corporation chairperson Dr Nobuhiro Endo, Uniqlo CEO Tadashi Yanai, and Suzuki Motor Corporation Osamu Suzuki among others on day one of his Japan visits.
During the interaction with NEC Corporation chairperson Dr Nobuhiro Endo Prime minister Narendra Modi praised NEC’s role in India’s telecommunication sector and discussed opportunities in new and emerging technologies in India, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.
“Today we had a good opportunity to discuss with PM Modi. We talked about how to implement DX & how to contribute to Smart Cities. Current govt has a hold of plans in the area of education and other areas,” Nobuhiro Endo said after meeting the prime minister.
Later, Prime Minister Modi met Tadashi Yanai, Chairman, President and CEO of Uniqlo, Japan’s leading apparel brand.
“Mr Yanai appreciated the entrepreneurial zeal of the people of India. PM Modi asked Mr Yanai to take part in the PM-Mitra scheme aimed at further strengthening the textiles sector,” the PMO tweeted.
The prime minister also met the adviser of automobile giant Suzuki Motor Corporation, Osamu Suzuki and later with Masayoshi Son, Board Director of SoftBank Group Corp.