Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a meeting of the leaders of the Quad countries in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday. During this, the Prime Minister said that the Quad is carrying out a constructive agenda for the Indo-Pacific region and this will further strengthen the image of the Quad as a Force for Good.
The Prime Minister said that despite the adverse circumstances of Kovid-19, we have increased mutual coordination in many areas like vaccine delivery, disaster response and economic cooperation.
He said that this is ensuring peace, prosperity and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. In his address, the Prime Minister also thanked the Prime Minister of Japan for the excellent hospitality.
This meeting of the countries of the Quad took place at a time when India’s relations with China remain tense. Relations between the two countries have not improved since the violent clash in Galwan. Along with this, the atmosphere at the global level is also tense due to the war between Russia and Ukraine.
The Quad summit is also attended by US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australia’s newly-elected Prime Minister Anthony Albany.
What is Quad?
The group of four countries India, America, Australia and Japan has been named Quad. On November 12, 2017, during the ASEAN Summit in Manila, for the first time, during the meeting of Joint Secretary-level officials of four powerful countries upset by China’s stance, the foundation of the Quad i.e. Quadrilateral Dialogue was laid, then there was much speculation in the international strategic circles about it. Was engaged
It was said that four countries America, India, Japan and Australia are mobilizing against China.
Addressing the Indian community on the first day of his two-day visit to Tokyo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India and Japan are “natural partners” and Japanese investments have played an important role in India’s development journey. He further said that India’s relations with Japan are one of spirituality, cooperation and belonging.
The Prime Minister said that India has always found a solution to every problem, however big it may be. He said that during the corona virus epidemic when there was an atmosphere of uncertainty, India supplied ‘Made in India’ vaccines to crores of its citizens and also sent it to more than 100 countries.