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PM, Biden Hold Talks In Tokyo, Discuss Ways To Deepen Indo-US Friendship

The PMO informed that both leaders shared their views on a wide range of issues and discussed ways to deepen the India-USA friendship

Photo Credit : Prime Minister Narendra Modi/ Twitter

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Amid his Japan visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with American President Joe Biden in Tokyo to discuss a wide range of issues, according to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). 

The PMO informed that both leaders shared their views on a wide range of issues and discussed ways to deepen the India-USA friendship. 

Modi also took to Twitter and wrote, "Had a productive meeting with @POTUS @JoeBiden. Today’s discussions were wide-ranging and covered multiple aspects of India-USA ties including trade, investment, defence as well as people-to-people linkages."

Arindam Bagchi, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs also said that to advance a comprehensive global strategic partnership, wide-ranging talks took place between PM Modi and Biden on bilateral, regional and global matters. 

"Leaders noted with satisfaction the frequency of bilateral dialogues and engagements across levels," Bagchi tweeted. 

Meanwhile, Quad leaders launched the Quad Fellowship, a unique effort aimed at encouraging research and innovation among young minds. 

“I encourage our students to apply for the Quad Fellowship programme and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity," Modi said on the Quad Fellowship.

The Fellowship will sponsor 100 students per year—25 from each Quad country—to pursue masters and doctoral degrees at leading STEM graduate universities in the United States.