New Delhi Jagran News Desk: In today’s blog ‘Breaking News, Latest Updates’ on English Jagran, we will focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Tokyo, Japan, to attend the Quad Summit. Prior to his visit, the prime minister said the summit would provide the United States (US), Japan and Australia with an opportunity to assess progress on the group’s initiatives and discuss the situation in a key Indo-Pacific region.
Here are the LIVE updates of:
10:15 a.m .: Read also – Jagran Explainer: Why will China and Russia keep a close eye on the Quad Summit in Japan?
9:52 hours: Today I am heading to Japan for the Quad Leaders’ Summit along with Secretary of State Penny Wong. I am honored to represent Australia in this important forum. I look forward to meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida, US President Biden and Indian Prime Minister Modi, says Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
9:35 a.m .: Now in: India reports 2,022 new cases of COVID-19, 2,099 cured and 46 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases is 14,832. The daily positivity rate is 0.69 percent, says the Union Ministry of Health.
9:00 am: Congratulations to all ASHA staff for the WHO Global Health Leaders’ Award. ASHA staff is at the forefront of health care delivery and has played a key role in the country’s response to COVID-19 prevention and management, says Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
8:38 hours: Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi on Monday congratulated ASHA staff on winning the Global Health Leaders’ Award from the World Health Organization (WHO). He said they were leading the campaign to ensure a healthy India.
“We are pleased that the entire ASHA staff team has been awarded the WHO Global Health Leaders’ Award. Congratulations to all ASHA staff. They are at the forefront of ensuring a healthy India. Their dedication and commitment is admirable,” he wrote on Twitter. .
8:22 am: Also read – Jagran Explainer: Why will China and Russia keep a close eye on the Quad Summit in Japan?
7:50 a.m.: Closer cooperation between India and Japan is essential in the post-COVID world. Our nations are firmly committed to democratic values. Together, we are key pillars of a stable and secure Indo-Pacific region. I am also glad that we work closely in various multilateral forums, PM Modi writes Op-ed in a Japanese newspaper.
Ever since I was Gujarat CM, I have had the opportunity to communicate regularly with the Japanese. The Japanese development steps have always been admirable. Japan is India’s partner in key sectors including infrastructure, technology, innovation, start-ups and more, he adds.
7:45 a.m.: He wrote op-ed on living relations between India and Japan. Our partnership is peace, stability and prosperity. I am following the path of our special friendship, which marks the end of 70 glorious years, says Prime Minister Modi.
7:40 a.m.: The Japanese Indian community has made pioneering contributions in various areas. They also remained associated with their roots in India. Thanks to the Indian diaspora in Japan for the warm welcome, tweets by PM Modi.
7:37 am: After reaching Tokyo, PM Modi also interacted with some people from the Indian Diaspora. He was greeted with songs such as “Har Har Modi”, “Modi Modi”, “Vande Mataram” and “Bharat Mata ki Jai”.
7:35 a.m.: PM Modi arrived in Tokyo. Image shared by ANI news agency.
7:30 am: Prime Minister Modi arrived in Tokyo on Monday morning and received a stormy welcome from the Indian Diaspora at the New Otani Hotel, where he will be staying during his trip.