Releasing a Japan-India document by FICCI on Friday evening, foreign minister S Jaishankar said Japan is the only country with which India holds an annual summit and a ‘2+2’ meeting at the highest levels of the government. Both countries are now working together on global and regional issues, deepening cooperation in defence and security, and shaping the new policy of the Indo-Pacific.
Yet, with a cautionary note, he said, India should adopt a “more ambitious approach to Japanese business.”
This has become much more important as the Suga government takes shape. For too long, the heavy lifting of the India-Japan relationship has been done by Shinzo Abe and his personal friendship with