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Indian PM to visit Japan to discuss security co-op

Updated: 2012-11-02 11:06
( Xinhua)

TOKYO - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay a four-day visit to Japan to discuss security cooperation in maritime and cyberspace with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday.

Singh will arrive in Japan on Nov 15, and the bilateral meeting is scheduled for Nov 16, said Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba.

The two leaders are expected to exchange their views on strengthening strategic ties between Japan and India in maritime security and economic ties.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries, said Gemba, hoping the visit will deepen the partnership between the two sides.

Singh is also going to meet Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko during the visit.