Tokyo: The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Fumio Kishida, the new PM of Japan. They met before the funeral function of Shinzo Abe, the former PM of Japan. Modi said that he will miss such a foreseeing leader like Abe who was his great friend.
On 8th July, Abe was assassinated while giving a campaign speech in Nara, Japan. India observed a day of mourning on 9th July
Late Prime Minister of Japan and Narendra Modi were close friends and their friendship made the Indo-Japan relationship stronger. Their cooperation during the time of the pandemic was also remarkable.