Abe’s State Funeral: PM Modi’s condolences with his memorable amity

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attended former Japanese premier Abe’s state funeral in Tokyo, Japan.

Upon his arrival for the former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s funeral, PM Modi was greeted by officials today in the morning in the Tokyo airport.

The Indian Prime Minister met his Japanese counterpart PM Fumio Kishida from where he attended the State Funeral which took place at the huge Nippon Budokan indoor arena.

A formal ceremony for dignitaries also witnessed Indian Prime Minister’s presence at the Asasaka palace where he met with Mr. Kishida. PM Modi also met Abe’s widow Akie Abe here for formally paying his condolences representing all citizens of India. The Prime Minister also tweeted in this regard.

Remembering Abe, PM Modi has added in his tweet, – “We will continue working to further strengthen India-Japan relations as envisioned by Abe San.”

The funeral saw the global leaders’ representation and from over 100 countries, including more than 20 heads of state and governments reached to Japan for their condolences to the former PM Shinzo Abe.