PM Modi Hails Mutual Cooperation In Opening Remarks At Quad Summit

Story Highlights
  • PM Modi noted that the Quad member countries have increased mutual coordination.
  • Besides PM Modi, US President, Japanese PM and Australia's newly-elected PM attended the meeting.
  • US President Joe Biden said that Washington would stand with its "close domestic partners".

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in Japan to attend the Quad Summit said in his opening remarks that the group has a constructive agenda for the Indo-Pacific region and is a force for good. He also congratulated Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on his recent win.

“Quad has made an important place for itself before the world in such a short span of time. Today, Quad’s scope has become extensive, its form effective. Our mutual trust, and our determination is giving new energy and enthusiasm to democratic powers,” said the Prime Minister.

PM Modi further added, “At the Quad level, with our mutual cooperation, a free, open and inclusive Indo Pacific Region is getting encouraged – it is the shared goal of all of us.” He said that despite the adverse situation of COVID-19, Quad increased its coordination for vaccine delivery, climate action, supply chain resilience, and economic cooperation.

PM Modi will attend the Quad Summit at 10:25 am today, followed by the launch of the Quad fellowship at 12:30 pm. Japanese PM Kishida will host the Quad lunch at 12:45 pm. PM Modi will then hold bilateral meetings with President Biden at 2:30 pm, PM Albanese at 4 pm, and PM Kishida at 6:10 pm.

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